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Soil Building And Why It Is So Important To A Healthy Landscape

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Soil Building And Why It Is So Important To A Healthy Landscape

The quality of your soil is the most important element in how well your landscape plants grow. Preparing the soil ahead of time for planting is a must, but the mistake most homeowners make is not regularly continuing the practice.  Healthy Soil is Rich in Humus Humus is the organic matter in your soil. Unfortunately, humus breaks down over time to where it no longer does its job. Once humus is gone, plants are less able to extract nutrients from the soil, meaning you must continually add more fertilizer. Instead of pouring chemical fertilizer into your soil, add more organic matter on a regular basis.  Healthy Soil has Healthy Beneficials The worst thing you can do to your soil is to kill everything in it. Non-discriminant use of pesticides and herbicides render your soil essentially dead and unable to...

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