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Defining Different Soil Types

Defining Different Soil Types

Characteristics of Soil Types The soil type in your farm, garden or recreational area will be a major factor in the type of flora you may expect to thrive. Here we look at some of the major characteristics that define different soil types. Organic or Mineral Broadly...
Growing on Poorly Drained Pastures

Growing on Poorly Drained Pastures

Some of the definitions below will require some explanation. • Superficial deposits – Soil deposits typically from the Quaternary age. • Gleying – Soils that get waterlogged and de-oxygenated. The microbe action that ensues removes iron from the soil. Ill-drained...
2021 Early Planting Season

2021 Early Planting Season

With fair weather forecast for the coming weeks there is an uptake in farmers and gardeners out and preparing for the new season. While this year has been particularly wet, the forecast is now for dryer and much warmer weather. The long rage forecast is always...
Mesotrophic Grassland

Mesotrophic Grassland

The UK’s landscape and climate is not as stable and predictable as you might think at first glance. While climate change has an impact on aspects which we understand such as mean temperature, precipitation levels and air moisture levels (humidity). It has several...
Soil Type Considerations for Wildflowers

Soil Type Considerations for Wildflowers

Soil Type When is a wildflower not a wildflower? The answer lies in the diversity of British wildflowers. Each offering something unique to the garden, each also requiring something unique from the soil and area it is planted in. The am out of light, the depth of...