What Makes up Soil?

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Soil, the outermost part of our planet, is made of various organic matter. This includes minerals, nutrients, and both living and dead organisms.
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1. Add compost to your soil. Compost is rich in nitrogen, an essential nutrient for your soil. It is critical to work the compost into the soil with a shovel or tiller rather than
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Minerals,Bacteria and Organic Materials, Air and Moisture. The "perfect soil" is made up of: 45% mineral matter. 25% water. 25% air. 5% organic matter.
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Soil is made of organic matter, water, air and mineral matter. This means it is mostly tiny bits of stuff that used to be or still is alive, rock bits, water and air. You can find more information here: http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/edresources/soil.html
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Soil, the outermost part of our planet, is made of various organic matter. This includes minerals, nutrients, and both living and dead organisms. ...
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