This photo, from the Rhyne Horticulture reasearch facility, shows the amazing growth difference in 2 week old wheat seedlings treated with 3% biochar and without. Tho these amazing result are being replicated around the globe in many different crops, including citrus, scientists are still in disagreement as to just what it is about biochar that causes such profound enhancement of plant growth. For more on biochar read this CSIRO factsheet
September 11, 2012
Farming finger limes is often described as one of the most fulfilling pastime. As they are a robust native species, they require very little pesticides and chemical applications. Irrigation may be required in the drier times to keep their soil moisture levels perfect. With balanced fertilizing, mulching...