Clay is a fine-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay
minerals with traces of metal oxides and organic matter. Clays are plastic due ...
Most of us are not blessed with a choice of soil. We're stuck with what we've got.
And it seems like wherever I move, I get stuck with clay. By comparison to the ...
Working With Clay Soil Bookmark and Share Clay soils are sometimes referred to
as heavy soils and sandy soils are called light. To be classified as clay soil, ...
If your garden has heavy clay soil, you know what a challenge it can pose to
plants, not to mention gardeners. Heavy clay drains slowly, meaning it stays ...
Clay soil can be extremely frustrating to work with, and few plants will thrive in it.
By following a few steps, and putting in some manual labor, you can improve ...
Feb 10, 2015 ... You can have all the best plants, the best tools and all the Miracle-Gro in the
world, but it won't mean a thing if you have clay heavy soil.
Soils that are predominantly clay also contain small amounts of silt and sand. ...
matter, clay soils lose their structure and become cloddy and compact if plowed, ...
Puyallup Research and Extension Center, Washington State University. The Myth
of Soil Amendments Part II: "If you have a clay soil, add sand to improve its ...
Along with deer as neighbors, gardening in clay soil is one of the most common
challenges facing our customers. The following list will give you a wide variety of
While changing a soil's basic texture is very difficult, you can improve its structure
--making clay more porous, sand more water retentive--by adding amendments.