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Landscaping in Rocky Soil
Planting in rocky soil is possible but takes a little extra prep work. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to prepare rocky soil for planting grass seed and trees.
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Soil Care & Mulching
Why Should a Homeowner Perform a Soil Test?
Wonder why nothing will grow in your garden? Well, it could be the soil! See what your soil has (and lacks) with a quick soil test. Start by...
Compacted Soil
Soil Care & Mulching
How to Tell if Soil is Compacted Around Trees and What to Do
Is your tree slow growing? You may have compacted soil. Test to confirm, then discover soil compaction remedies. Also see if you can plant trees in compacted soil.
Soil Salinity
Soil Care & Mulching
How Does Soil Salinity Affect Plants?
Soil salinity is the measure of salt in soil. Salinization is the process of soluble salts building up in soil over time. Learn how to manage and reduce soil salinity with leaching and deep watering.
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Soil Care & Mulching
Biochar Soil Amendment: Improve Soil Quality for Plant Growth
Improve soil quality for optimal plant growth with biochar. Biochar helps conserve plant nutrients and holds water like a sponge where plant roots can access it when they need it, learn more.
Preparing Garden Soil
Soil Care & Mulching
How To Prepare Your Soil For Spring Gardening
Learn how to improve soil quality in your home landscape with important soil preparation steps, including how to conduct a soil test and how to prepare your soil for spring.
Soil Test Is Your Soil Compacted
Soil Care & Mulching
How to Perform a Soil Test (And Why You Need One!)
A soil test gives you all sorts of valuable information about the best way to care for your plants. Below, find how, and why, to do a soil test.
Best Soil For Potted Plants
Soil Care & Mulching
How to Refresh Potted Plants by Changing Soil
The goals of potting mix are to retain moisture and nutrients around the plant roots and provide enough air for growing roots. Typically, changing the soil in your potted plants should happen every 12 to 18 months. There are some exceptions that may change this timing, learn more.
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