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Preparation of garden soil

 Garden soil Grow on a strong foundation, you will produce healthy, nutritious vegetables and beautiful flowers every year. Healthy soil is the basis of healthy plants and a healthy environment. The need for fertilizers or pesticides is less when the garden soil is in good condition. As a writer and respected gardener, Frank Doser writes, "When you build the soil you can not only improve the health of your plants but also your own." Organic soils are rich in humus, the end result of decaying materials such as leaves, grass clippings, and compost. It retains moisture, but drains well. Good organic garden soil is loose and fluffy - filled with air needed for plant roots - and contains plenty of minerals needed for intensive plant growth. It is alive with living organisms ranging from earthworms to fungi and bacteria that help maintain soil quality. Proper pH is an essential characteristic of healthy soil. So, how do you know if your soil is healthy? What would you d


 Improving your garden with organic soil products By using organic soil corrections, you can turn poor garden soil into a nutritious paradise. What does "soil correction" mean? What are some major soil corrections? Here is a brief overview of some of the best fixes for your garden! What nutrients do plants need? Like humans, plants need a wide range of nutrients to grow healthy and strong. Soil corrections contain different amounts of these nutrients and you can make additional use of your garden soil if malnutrition is found. The essential plant nutrients are as follows: Primary nutrients: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), and Potassium (K). Apart from carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, these are the nutrients that plants use the most. These nutrients help the plant's vital functions such as leaf, fruit, root, and flower growth and disease protection. Learn more about the importance of N-P-K. Secondary nutrients: Magnesium (Mg), Calcium (Ca), and Sulfur (S). These n