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With Apologizes to James and the Giant Peach

Kevin Brown Holding a Daikon RadishState Conservationist, Kevin Brown, practices what he preaches about soil health. He grew this six pound radish in marginal soil. It was planted in early August and he estimated that the smaller roots extended another eighteen inches into the soil.

Daikon radishes are being studied in numerous places for this vegetable’s ability to keep nutrients like calcium, phosphorus, nitrogen and sulfur in the soil where they’re valuable, and out of streams, rivers and bays where they become pollutants. 

 

 

 

 

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