We turned over the soil by hand and later rototilled in soil amendments, including probiotic fertilizers, and made the rows by hand. We'll let the soil compost for a couple more weeks, then plant some seedlings to see how it goes. If it works here, we'll go to step two: looking for a larger piece of land to start our tea farm. How cool is that?!
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