soil conditioner

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Noun1.soil conditioner - a chemical substance used to improve the structure of the soil and increase its porosity; "gypsum can be used as a soil conditioner"
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
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This Project Includes The Following Work: Installation Of Specified Plantings At Various Locations Throughout The Municipality, Including Soil Amendments, Mulch, And Topsoil Backfill Mixture; And All Other Labor And Materials As May Be Reasonably Inferred As Needed To Complete The Work.
Because gardening often involves dealing with poor soil, improving the soil structure and adding soil amendments before you plant will save a lot of time and hassle in the long run.
Soil amendments fundamentally alter the structure of soil, making nutrients more available by changing the way soil passes micronutrients and water along to plants.
I do not recommend introducing any soil amendments or additives, such as fertilier or vitamins.
The use of plants and animal materials as soil amendments to provide nutrients and in place of synthetic substances would be more sustainable with minimum damage to the environment.
Because soil amendments are simple and require little energy to improve the physical properties of any garden and crop system, it is preferable to use major amendments when working to provide top-notch soil.
GaiaRecycle systems employ patented technology to turn food scraps and other organic waste into rich soil amendments and energy resources.
Another important chemical property of soil amendments is pH, a measure of acidity or alkalinity, with 7.
Readers will be surprised to learn earthworms are used not only for recycling but for bait, breeding stock and soil amendments.
Wastes from steel mills, coal-fired power plants, aluminum manufacturers, mining operations, nuclear fuel processors, foundries, galvanizers, and other industries can make their way into fertilizers and soil amendments.
is promoting its equipment's ability to turn unwanted construction waste into useful alternatives," such as soil amendments and other products.