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The combination of soil and sand is not healthy for plants.

The mixture is too loose to hold crops and stalks still.

Sand does not absorb as much water as soil, so the plants are getting half their water.

Loose foundations can result to soil erosion.

Sandy soil does not have the same nutrient-holding capacity as clay soils, but it is good for growing melons, yams, sweet potatoes, asparagus and tomatoes.

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Q: Why is sandy soil not good for planting crops such as corn and beans?
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