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What Is Topsoil Made Of?

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What Is Topsoil Made Of?

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Topsoil consists of minerals, air, water and living things such as plants and plant roots, microorganisms, insects and worms, and the organic materials they produce.

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In Jacksonville, Fla., Frank Whittemore is a content strategist with over a decade of experience as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy and a licensed paramedic. He has over 15 years experience writing for several Fortune 500 companies. Whittemore writes on topics in medicine, nature, science, technology, the arts, cuisine, travel and sports.