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Using soil amendments Written by Malibu Compost

Should you amend the soil in your garden?

Some folks say not to alter your soil in any way. If a new plant doesn’t like your conditions, don’t bother planting it.

Others contend that most of us garden in neighborhoods where construction has stripped the topsoil or compacted or damaged it. There’s little in the way of virgin soil, or what is there needs help.

I fall somewhere in the middle. While I don’t believe you should blindly “improve” your soil, there are times and places where amendment is appropriate.

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