May 27, 2020
Definition: The process of separately digging up the topsoil and subsoil layers of a cultivated space to improve soil fertility and aeration. This involves adding and mixing soil amendments at what will ultimately be the root level.
Why should you double dig?
Double digging allows farmers to increase the productivity of their permagardens. By double digging, adding soil amendments to vegetable beds, and using triangular spacing, farmers can also increase the number of plants per square meter.
Tools Needed for Double Digging:
Soil Amendments for Double Digging