Soil Amendments

Fertilization

Fertilization

Soil amendments are materials added to soil to improve

  • Water Retention
  • Permeability
  • Water Infiltration
  • Drainage
  • Aeration and Structure

The goal of soil amendments is to provide a better environment for plant roots.

Soil amendments are throughly mixed into the soil to increase water and air movement and in increase root growth.

Types of Soil Amendments

 

Organic Inorganic
Sphagnum Peat Vermiculite
Wood Chips Perlite
Grass Clippings Tire Chunks
Straw Pea Gravel
Compost Sand
Manure
Biosolids
Sawdust
wood ash

 

 

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