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Old 09-13-2014, 11:38 PM   #1
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when amending the hard clay soil in a lawn what is the best stuff to mix in it as im tilling it- to help with the soil so water will flow through better ..later shrubs/etc.

.like when done in large gardens and flowerbeds?
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Old 09-15-2014, 05:40 PM   #3
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Here are a couple of good references..

http://puyallup.wsu.edu/~linda%20cha...dments%202.pdf

http://www.wikihow.com/Amend-Clay-Soil

A couple of key points from the above.

1. Test the soil....don't assume
2. When in doubt...compost
3. If true clay....add gypson

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