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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 ...


Apr 9, 2017 ... Clay soil can be extremely frustrating to work with, and few plants will thrive in it, but you can improve clay soil.


Nov 27, 2016 ... 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.


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 ...


Feb 19, 2003 ... The best way to improve clay soils is to mix organic materials thoroughly with existing soil, explained Ann Marie VanderZanden, Master ...


There are lots of types of organic matter available for gardening but not all of them will help improve clay soil. It needs to be coarse. Avoid fine-textured material ...


Many lawns have problems with clay soil. The best solution for excessive clay is to amend the soil with organic matter. This fact sheet will help understand how.


This is also an effective way of improving soil in existing, already planted beds. Mulching – Clay soils can tend to speed water runoff (water isn't absorbed as ...


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.


Improving clay soil requires improving drainage with a combination of coarse materials and compost. The result is a rich clay loam, one of the best garden soils  ...