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Where Can You Find Chalky Soil?



On downland (chalk hills) in England is one answer. You wouldn't choose it to grow things on - it's difficult, dry and "hungry".
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16 Feb, 2012


I live in the middle of the south downs down here in sussex and it's pure chalk. However, a few miles north of me and we have both sand and clay soils !!!

17 Feb, 2012


As to where you would find in Canada I have no idea, google for a geology map of your area.

17 Feb, 2012


South London has clay - but with great lumps of chalk in it. I remember it from a child.

17 Feb, 2012


12-14" below the soil in my garden is bedrock chalk on the edge of the Yorkshire wolds.

hence the raised pond in the garden :o)

17 Feb, 2012


I believe that Chalk River is near to Ottawa, perhaps there might be some chalky soil near the chalk river? (check it out, I have never been to Canada or even USA)

17 Feb, 2012

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