“When any organism is fed the highest nutrition possible, that organism will hit it’s optimum potential and have the least amount of problems.”
Peach Creek Poultry Farm, managed by Betty and Curt, offers fresh, naturally raised chickens and tasty natural eggs. Read more about the farm here.
Soil scientists agree that natural compost is the best way to create and maintain healthy soil. This video is an interview with John Ferguson, soil scientist and owner of Nature’s Way Resources.
Charles Darwin, almost a century and a half ago, did understand. His book, “Earthworms”, published in 1881, was the result of years of study into these seemingly insignificant creatures. In his manuscript he noted “It may be doubted whether there are as many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures.”
If one digs into leaf mold, or into really good soil, tiny white filaments resembling spider webs can be seen spreading through the soil or leaves. This is mycorrhiza. Though deceptively small, a teaspoon of good soil can have eight or nine feet of the tiny strings.
Healthy soil = nutrients and beneficial microorganisms = healthy plants