Soil Basics

Before you Plant: Soil Preparation, Amendments

A number of amendments can be added to your soil, but what you need depends on the specific characteristics of your site. Drainage, fertility, pH balance and a host of other factors should be considered.

Amendments for North Texas Clay Soils

Healthy soils are the foundation of a water efficient landscape. They help to cycle nutrients, reduce runoff and have the potential to absorb any excess nutrients or pollutants. To improve your soil’s ability to infiltrate water and maintain soil available nutrients, amend your soil as needed.

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