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More Than Dirt...What Lives In The Soil?

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More Than Dirt...What Lives In The Soil?

This quote proves that dirt is more than what you see on the surface. There is an entire living world underneath and we’re going to tell you all about it. Scientists called Soil Biologists, study a variety of things including the living organisms in the soil as well as the complex physical and chemical properties that make up the soil. It’s been said that one handful of soil contains more living things than there are people on the planet. When you stare at the soil, it doesn’t seem to do too much. That would be about as exciting as watching...

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Benefits of Organic Soil Amendments

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Benefits of Organic Soil Amendments

Not everyone is lucky enough to live with naturally thriving soil, so adding organic and biotic amendments to it is to be expected, but what are you adding? There are so many amendments on the market and if you don’t know the difference you could be potentially harming the soil instead of helping it. It’s common knowledge that healthy soil is key to sustainable gardening and farming. Organic soil contains carbon-based material that is either living or was once living. Some traditional amendments include compost, manure, and mulch. Non-organic soil amendments include things such as synthetic fertilizers and plant hormones....

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