heavy soil

heavy soil

A fine-grained soil composed largely of silt or clay.
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It lacked the intensely blue atmosphere of the rival vale, and its heavy soils and scents; the new air was clear, bracing, ethereal.
Katie Jackson AIF it's heavy soil, go for daffodils but if it's welldrained and on the light side, tulips are your best bet.
Katie Jackson, by email CAROL: If it's heavy soil, go for daffodils but if it's well-drained and on the light side, tulips are your best bet.
It's so much easier to get the bull-nose into the heavy soil we have in Michaelston.
carrots THEY don't like heavy soil or fresh manure so keep it light and stone free to avoid forking (split ends).
Carrots These don't like heavy soil or fresh manure so keep it light and stone free to avoid forking (split ends).
Now's the perfect time to dig heavy soil so that winter frosts can help break down the newly turned clods.
Growing to 1m (3ft), it will sit happily in a border in sun or shade and, unlike many other bulbs, it likes heavy soil.
Heavy soil erosion is caused due to the occasional release of water by Nepal during the monsoon season.
The end result is a product that can spruce up any flower bed, loosen up heavy soil and help with erosion control, Harvey said.
But if you have to get onto the soil when it is wet, for any reason, use boards or planks to avoid ruining the soil structure; and if you have heavy soil, improve drainage by digging in coarse gravel.