Do I Need Organic Garden Soil?

By October 17th, 2018

Organic Garden Soil

If you want a gorgeous garden area with vibrant flowers and thick foliage, you must choose the right garden soil. The right soil provides all the necessary and vital nutrients and minerals your plants need to grow and thrive in your home. And while there are several choices of garden soil available, organic garden soil may be your best option.

What is Organic Garden Soil?

Organic soil is rich in nutrients, minerals, and organic matter. The type of organic matter included in the soil can vary but may include decaying plants, worm castings, and various microorganisms. Additionally, this type of soil is free from any type of chemical treatment, keeping your plants healthy and thriving.

The combination of garden mulch and plant soil can help your plants grow healthy and strong. Mulch is a type of organic material that is made from decaying leaves, wood, bark, etc. This type of material prevents the soil from drying out and enriches it with essential vitamins and minerals to create those lush and beautiful flower beds that you desire. Compost is similar to organic mulch, but it is made from different type of organic matter. Material such as food, lawn clippings, vegetables, along with leaves and decaying wood can all be found in compost.

Why Do I Want This Type of Soil?

If you use garden soil that is rich in various vitamins and minerals, the plants you grow in the soil will be as well. This makes organic gardening very appealing to both beginning and expert gardeners. Additionally, the matter in this type of soil helps the root of the plants more easily soak in and absorb the water, keeping them moist and happy.

Flowers growing in this type of soil grow well because they have the nutrients they need to produce more blooms, grow tall, and spread wide. You will easily create flower gardens that all your neighbors and guests to your home will swoon over.

What Type of Plants Grow in Organic Gardening Soil?

Regardless if you are growing a large garden of vegetables or a small patio planter, organic gardening soil should be at the top of your list. You will find mixtures that target specific plants and locations such as raised garden beds or small containers. These soil mixtures provide the right amount of minerals and nutrients for these specific plants and locations.

For questions about garden soil and the environment or to browse the wide selection of TERRA garden soil, visit your local TERRA Greenhouse location. With the right soil, you will see a difference in the look and health and health of your plants this year.


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