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Biochar is the eco-smart carbon-negative way of farming and gardening

Biochar is the eco-smart carbon-negative way of farming and gardening

Biochar is very similar to charcoal and when added to the soil, the properties of Biochar results in an increase in crop yield. As used by the ancient South American civilizations to increase the fertility of the land, we can also use this natural substance to increase land yield today. Further, there is evidence that the use of biochar will also remove carbon from the atmosphere.

Biochar: The Oldest New Thing You've Never Heard Of

Wae Nelson was employed as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace and defense industries for many years, working both as a designer and as a manager in manufacturing. Now he publishes the magazine beloved by local gardeners, Florida Gardening, and pursues his passion for biochar — a diy, scalable technique to both improve horticultural yields and sequester carbon simultaneously.

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