John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Josiah Hunt’s Farm to share with you what is biochar, how its made and why you should never use raw biochar in your garden or farm. In this episode, you will discover how biochar can be made in a pit with wood and then how it is processed into a mature biochar. You will also learn why you should not use fresh-made raw biochar, but how it should be matured before use for best result.
Finally John will share the proper mixture of biochar to soil you should use in your garden or on your farm to get the benefits of adding the biochar to your land. After watching this episode you will be on your way to making the dark, rich, fertile terra preta soils that was discovered in South America that allowed the native people to flourish.