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Combining Sand and Soil to Yield Better Results


Sand as a gardening material has long been used to increase porosity by opening many different types of soils to other elements, primarily air and water. Mixing sand and soil is a favourite to many gardeners alike as it boosts the overall quality and performance, giving the avid gardener a much nicer garden. By simply adding sand to a stiff clay type soil helps separate the particles so that air and moisture are able to freely move, therefore correcting the soil, allowing it to properly crumble when squeezed into a ball. Sand can also provide bigger pore spaces where vital…