heavy soil

heavy soil

A fine-grained soil composed largely of silt or clay.
References in classic literature ?
It lacked the intensely blue atmosphere of the rival vale, and its heavy soils and scents; the new air was clear, bracing, ethereal.
In the case of the waste fractions, the soil excavation is subject to a varying degree of heavy soil loading (VeVA code 17 05 03 S , VeVA code 17 05 90 akb , VeVA code 17 05 96 ak ).
This will therefore retain more water, but will squash air out to produce the wet, heavy soil that we associate with it.
Carol: Most roses do well on heavy soil if they're not sitting in water.
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.
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).
The best way to tame heavy soil is to mix sand and weathered ashes (ashes left outside for several months) into the bed.
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.