What soil drains quickly?

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sand soil

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Which soil type drains quickly after rain?

mud, gushy mud or soft soil.

What kind of particle in soil is large and drains quickly?

Sand sized particles.

Why isn't sand good to grow beans?

Lack of nutrients in the soil, and lack of ability to hold water- it drains too quickly.

What is sandy top soil said to be?

It is said to be a decomposer because water drains quickly through the spaces between sand paticles

What type of soil drains water the slowest?

Hard-pan clay soil percolates (drains) water the slowest.

What does sandy soil do?

Sandy soil drains well, but is lacking nutrients.

What is the difference between loam and clay?

Clay soil is sticky and drains well and loam soil drains but also holds nutrients well.

Why is sandy soil better than clay soil for under cement slabs?

sandy soil drains water

Why is potting soil better to plant a plant than Sand or clay?

Sand drains too quickly. Clay is poor draining and is likely to be waterlogged. Potting soil is specially formulated to drain slowly, and contains humus and plant nutrients.

Why do gardeners add peat moss to soil?

Peat moss allows a soil a greater ability to not just hold water, but to hold it in a way that it's available to plant roots. If a soil is too clay, it will hold water but not give it up. If a soil is too sandy, water drains away too quickly.

Why is soil conservation important?

Because soil is vital to healthy plants. Soil is useless in the bottom of a lake or in storm drains.