Top 10 Soil Resources

Top 10 Soil Resources
Top 10 Soil Resources

Soil is the foundation of all agriculture. Healthy soil fosters healthy plants, which in turn build healthy animals and humans.

No matter how much we learn about the biology, chemistry, and other properties of soil, there is always more to discover. Read on to find out what our readers have been researching.

Why Thorns and Thistles Grow

10. Why Thorns and Thistles Grow

Cobalt in Plants

9. Cobalt in Plants

Hardpan

8. Hardpan

Pros and Cons of Hot Composting

7. Pros and Cons of Hot Composting

Humus

6. The Power of Humus

A Beginner's Guide to Peat Humus

5. A Beginner’s Guide to Peat Humus

Pros and Cons of Cold Composting

4. Pros and Cons of Cold Composting

Pros and Cons of No-Dig Gardening

3. Pros and Cons of No-Dig Gardening

C:N Ratios of Common Organic Materials

2. C:N Ratios of Common Organic Materials

Garden Soil Colors and What They Mean

1. Garden Soil Colors and What They Mean

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Soil Quick Start
More of our best soil resources, plus a step-by-step guide to soil improvement.

Improving Your Garden Soil