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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Live in southeast Michigan. In back yard (approx 5,800 sq feet) we have this soil that gets as hard has a rock when dry. It feels powdery when broken up. When wet, it feels slippery and gooey. Difficult to seed grass in it. I did the mason jar test. Very little sand on the lower layer, and a...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Today I did a couple "mason jar" tests to get a rough idea about what my soul consists of. I took a samples. The samples are consistent. The better soil with more organic matter is in top, and the rougher soil is on the bottom. The jar on the left is all the soil from the plugs. The jar in the...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    For the first time this year (installed it myslef last year) I started my irrigation system. The system runs off my well along with the rest of the house with light amounts of silty water at most, but passes through the valves and heads with ease. Worked fine all last year of heavy every day...
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