clay soil


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clay soil

[¦klā ¦sȯil]
(geology)
A fine-grained inorganic soil which forms hard lumps when dry and becomes sticky when wet.
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I then walked slowly down the garden path, which happened to be composed of a clay soil, peculiarly suitable for taking impressions.
A new exhibition has arrived at the National Memorial Arboretum - detailing the vital work of the clay soil that provides the foundation for almost 30,000 young trees on the grounds.
It details the vital work of the clay soil that provides the foundation for the 30,000 young trees that dominate the grounds.
Break up hard, compacted clay soil by digging in aggregate or a gypsum clay breaker, and use generous amounts of organic matter and mulch.
"Sticky clay soil is common where I live, and there's nothing quite as tiring as trudging around with a few pounds of clay caked to my boots, so I appreciate that these don't hold the mud as readily."
If clay soil has been holding your garden back, there's a solution: Place pots right in the landscape.
The KozenyCarman equation has several limitations like the equation is only valid for nonplastic soils and the equation is inadequate for clay soil as the interactions between solid and fluid are not considered.
Calculated soil particle acceleration near vibration source was highest in Clay soil (34,3 mm/[s.sup.2]).
Plant in autumn in a sunny spot in fertile, well-drained soil or add some grit to heavy clay soil.
I've got very heavy clay soil in my garden and I'm not getting the best out of my plants.