What Soil Supports Plant Life the Best?

Organic, loose-textured, nearly neutral pH, quick-draining garden soil is the best growing medium for supporting healthy plants. Perfect soil isn't always available, but amendment with compost improves most soils in their ability to grow crops and ornamental plants.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."