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On this page you'll find thoughts, advice and photos all about soil types. Everything you find here comes from real gardens and gardeners who are part of the Grows on You community.

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We have 2 photos of soil types

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • Soil Slurry
    Lori
  • Soil Slurry- just shaken (not stirred)
    Lori

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Gardeners' thoughts

heavy soil

I am new on here, the co-owner of a garden in rural Lincolnshire, trying to make the best of heavy clay soil during the dry...

11 comments

countrydweller

9 Jun, 2011
Countrydweller

The Concrete And The Clay Beneath My Feet, Begins To Crumble!

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The Concrete and The Clay Beneath My Feet, Begins to Crumble........ In The Words Of Randy Edelman or Unit 4 plus 2, if that’s...

21 comments

paulthegardener

3 Feb, 2011
Paulthegardener

Growing plants in an old "barrel"

Dsc05687

I have an old wine barrel that I have prepared with the best organic amendments that you can imagine.. Tonight, I found a...

10 comments

n2organics

4 Dec, 2010
N2organics

A Recipe for 'Black Gold'

1._autumn

What's that? Read on and find out! N.B. if you are an experienced gardener, you may wish to ignore this blog! INGREDIENTS...

99 comments

spritzhenry

3 Oct, 2009
Spritzhenry

To feed or not to feed

That seems to be a question often asked. My favourite saying is preparation is essential, I am sure I ...

48 comments

doctorbob1

28 Jun, 2009
Doctorbob1

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