Too Much Manure, Salt in Soils, and A Plant Threesome

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By Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari, Ellen Zachos, and C.L. Fornari. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode C.L. and Ellen discuss research into growing plants in salty soils, aerating lawns with spiky shoes, and a plant that’s a three some. We end explaining why it’s possible to have too much manure in your soil.

:47 Did You Know: From the world of Plant Science: salty soils 3:50 True or False: You can aerate your lawn by walking on it with golf shoes. 7:57 Eat/Drink/Grow: Lichen: The plant that’s a threesome? 14:44 Love Letters and Questions: Tim writes, “Is it possible to have too much manure in your garden soil?”

Link to the article about salty soils and bacteria: https://news.byu.edu/intellect/byu-scientists-discover-way-to-make-crops-grow-in-salt-damaged-soil

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