Miles Flansburg wrote:
It seems to me that standing water, like a pond, would have time to soak through all of the clay layers?
Miles Flansburg wrote:Ah, good call R Scott!
So the cure seems to be roots?
Karen Walk wrote:how can water landscapes help rejuvenate areas with heavy, low - permeability soils.
Marcus Hoff wrote:What a good idea - how do you find the bedrock contours?
Zach Weiss wrote:My guess would be that the second impermeable layer your are finding (underneath the wet clay) is the "natural" impermeable layer, and the first layer of hard compacted clay is the result of poorly managed animal grazing.
Karen Walk wrote:Hi Andrew,
How is they keyline working for you? I have lots of compacted pasture and am planning to start with keyline this spring.
R Scott wrote:Andrew:
What do you have to work with?
Karen Walk wrote:
Your tiller mod sounds like a good option for small spaces. For the larger areas check out open source ecology. I know that someone over there was working on a keyline plow. I'm lucky in that someone in the area has a good keyline plow, and knows how to use it!