How to Buy Soil Amendments?

Answer Soil amendments are substances that you add to soil to make it more beneficial for growing plants. Unlike mulch, which only sits on the surface, soil amendments are thoroughly mixed into the existi... Read More »

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What bagged soil amendments would be best for potatoes?

Straight compost is probably best, especially if you use a grow bag or grow box. Add sulfur to the mix, though, if your water source if off the Edwards aquifer. The pH of Edwards is ~9.0, which w... Read More »

Activities on the Effects of Organic Amendments on Soil Microbial Biomass?

Soil biomass is the total weight of living organisms in a portion of soil. An array of small life forms make up the biomass, including one-celled bacteria, algae, fungi, protozoa; more complex nema... Read More »

What kind of amendments are for clay soil with high boron?

Clay soil with a high boron content can be amended with organic material and gypsum. Organic material--such as compost, bark and wood chips--will improve clay soil. Gypsum helps bind organic amendm... Read More »

Does grass grow faster in store-bought soil or soil out of the ground?

The growing rate of grass depends on the quality of the soil. The fastest way to get your grass to grow is to have your soil assessed to see what fertilizers and supplements need to be added. It is... Read More »