What is soil structure and why is it important?

Majority of our successes and failures in the garden have underlying causes that lie hidden in the soil.

What is soil structure and why is it important?

When things go wrong in the garden the symptoms from above, the yellowing leaf, the stunted fruit or the insect infestation are what grabs our attention.

What is soil structure?

Soil particles are bound together by organic matter, plant roots, bacteria and fungi, to form larger clumps.

Humus and the exudates of soil organisms are ‘gummy’. They form the strongest and longest-lasting bonds to hold soil particles together to form aggregates. The shape and size of these aggr...

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