What's Your Soil IQ?

An Educational Quiz That Will Turn Your Thumb Green!

Get the dirt on dirt! It might not be the most glamorous part of our gardens, but our soil is the foundation that everything beautiful and useful grows upon! The gardeners that are really worth their salt know that not all soil is created the same, but every gardener can have great soil IQ by learning about soil types and how to fix them to get that ideal mix that you need for a healthy garden. How much do you know about the important stuff in your ground and containers?
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What is NOT an important part of soil?
What is a good way to test your soil to see what type it is?
Which of these is not a type of soil?
Which is not a difference between Clay and Sandy soil?
Why are amendments used in soils?
For a sandy soil, you could consider adding any of these except:
What is one main reason that gardens fail?
What can you do if your soil isn’t the perfect type?

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You might need a bit of help telling your dirts from your soils, but that’s ok! We’re here to help you, especially if you’re a little lost
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