This is just our first test on planting the way Ellen White gave instruction, we have modified a few things and as we learn more we will share our ways.
Step 1: First Dig a Hole
Dig a hole 3 x 3 x 3 feet.Notice we put top soil middle and deepest soil apart from each other.
Step 2: Rocks for Drainage
Put 3 rocks as pictured down that will help with drainage.
Step 3: Put Down Grass Cuttings
We put down grass cuttings here but becarefull not to use grass that will grow again.
Step 4: Getting Soil Ready
Mix now top soil and compost
Step 5: Add Organic Fertilizer
Add Organic fertilizer or kelp powder.
Step 6: Add Rock Phosphate
Add Rock phosphate and you can also add peat moss.
Step 7: Mix All This Good
You can also mix this all together before and then throw in hole.
Step 8: Then Add Layer of Small Rocks
Now add layer of small rocks the size of your hand.
Step 9: Add Another Layer of Top Soil and One Good Size Rock
Now you can add another layer of top soil only and then one good size rock in middle where you will put down tree.
Step 10: Put Down Tree
Put tree on the rock placed in middle then add more topsoil and your mix of compost peat moss etc.Notice that the tree grafting side must face north.
Step 11: Now Water
Now add water.This is just a first test on me planting tree this way and will have more explanations as i plant more trees and get more experience.any questions email me at firstname.lastname@example.org