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Soil

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Soil sustains all plant life, yet many contemporary soil management practices damage the delicate soil ecosystem.

Benefits of healthy soil

Healthy soils are a critical component of sustainable living.

  • Add nutrients into the soil
  • Improve soil structure, texture and aeration
  • Increase the water-holding capacity of soil
  • Loosen clay soils and helps sandy soils retain watern
  • Promote soil fertility
  • Stimulate healthy root development
  • Reduce reliance on petroleum-based fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides
  • Reduce the need for irrigation
  • Retain and filters stormwater
  • Control erosion and stormwater sediment
  • Reduce weeds naturally when applied as mulch

 

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