Category Archives for Soil Composition

Soil Types

Doing the Groundwork Soil Soil doesn’t look very exciting, but it provides the heart of the garden. It is like a supermarket, supplying water, air and food to the plants it has growing in it. It also gives roots something … Continue reading

26. May 2014 by admin
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Soil Types and Agriculture

The soil a farmer happens to have on his land dictates, to a great extent, the type of crops he is able to grow. Barley, for instance, does well on a light, calcareous soil, whereas wheat and beans are best … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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Soil Composition: Understanding Soil

The mixture of mineral and organic material that makes up the soil is subject to infinite variation in texture, colour and chemistry. The key factor is the parent rock itself — which may be granite, chalk, sandstone or beds of … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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