MIXING FRESH ADOBE

Good adobe bricks are made from sandy clay or clay loam. If the mixture is too rich in clay, it ...

Good adobe bricks are made from sandy clay or clay loam. If the mixture is too rich in clay, it will stick to your hoe; too rich in sand, your hoe will come up clean. The mixture is just right if it barely slips from your hoe, leaving traces of mud on the blade as you work it. — Marcia Southwick, writer and builder

05/14/17