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.
Heavy soil compaction machines is likely to witness significant demand and adoption across major construction projects including highways and airports.
They are really easy to grow, flourishing in virtually any situation provided they are planted in rich soil, although cowslips favour free-draining soil and the Asiatic types provide a riot of colour in heavy soil.
Primula denticulataThey are really easy to grow, flourishing in virtually any situation provided they are planted in rich soil, although cowslips favour free-draining soil and the Asiatic types provide a riot of colour in heavy soil.
Last week, Michael Kingston of Sussex asked what shrub rose would work in his sunny garden, which has heavy soil. Carol: Most roses do well on heavy soil if they're not sitting in water.
However, if you have heavy soil that doesn't drain well, it's not recommended.
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.
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.