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Popular Documentaries Highlight the Importance of Healthy Soil

“Living Soil” and “Kiss the Ground” have drawn attention to healthy soil’s role in combating climate change.

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NYC's Urban Soil Rich in Biodiversity

Soil is a valuable resource, but has long been mistreated in urban areas. New York City’s soil is rich in biodiversity that must be protected to preserve the environment and support local green spaces.

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Organic Soil Initiatives Combat Climate Change

While the effects of climate change often deplete valuable nutrients from the soil, organic initiatives can reintroduce carbon, and reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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Cool Weather Doesn't Spell the End of Organic Gardens in New York

Those in the New York metropolitan area may prolong the growing season by strategically mapping out their gardens and undertaking certain measures to preserve seeds and soil, and reap a harvest year-round.

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Climate Change & Custom Soil

On the heels of the warmest summer on record, New York City is now classified as a subtropical climate zone, leading many gardeners to rethink the types of plants and soil best suited for the region.

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Organic Gardening in the Time of COVID-19

Organic gardening is undergoing something of a renaissance due to recent upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging many to turn to growing their own fruits and vegetables.

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Cost Comparison: Organic vs. Inorganic Soil

Though organic soil is generally a bit more pricey than its inorganic counterpart, the benefits derived from such an investment are worthwhile in cultivating a healthy environment for plants and produce to flourish.

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Best Uses for Organic Soil

Organic soil has been proven a viable option for nurturing plants ranging from flowers to vegetables, and everything in between, providing needed nutrients to ensure these seedlings flourish.

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Organic Soil vs. Compost

Though the terms are often used interchangeably, organic soil serves to support plant life, while compost is typically used to enrich the soil itself.

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How Is Organic Soil Made?

Organic soil is crafted by perfecting a delicate balance of weathered rock, water, air, and decomposed organic matter to achieve optimal levels of drainage, aeration, and support for plant life.

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What Is Organic Soil?

Organic soil is composed primarily of plant materials, and often amended with compost to ensure its nutrient levels are optimized to cultivate plant life.

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Benefits of Topdressing Your Lawn This Spring

Topdressing, the process of applying sand or a prepared soil mixture to the surface of a lawn, ideally during the growth seasons of spring and autumn, is designed to improve soil structure, promote root growth, and maintain the integrity of the drainage properties.

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Aim for the Green: Compost & Renewables Revolutionize Golf Courses

Topdressing golf courses with eco-friendly compost, engineered soil and all-natural fertilizer holds significant benefits, including helping to prevent soil and grass degradation, improve fertility, and safeguard against turf diseases.