The soil in my yard has a lot of clay in it , what can i add to improve it
Hi Thee! Here's a link for you. Hummis, compost, sand and peat moss are the standards. Look here for tips!http://www.pallensmith.com/articles/amending-garden-soilAnd here!http://www.bachmans.com/Garden-Care/divHomePage.html?cnb=GardenCare&categoryCode=02&pageIndex=_pageIndexToken_workingWithClaySoilGood luck! That stuff is hard to grow in! :)
Some of the best ways to improve the soil include raising beds to assist drainage and to reduce trampling of the soil. You can consider adopting a 'no-dig' regime and try to apply organic mulches. Learn more from http://organicgardening.about.com/od/soil/a/improveclaysoil.htm.
Here is an information packed blog that will help you to improve your soil. In addition to soil improvers you need to add washed river sand. Hope this helps!! http://howtogarden.com.au/rejuvenate-your-garden/the-soil/