Mertz Library Humanities

Soil Science for Gardeners

Starts Saturday, April 23, 2022

10:30 a.m. EDT | Online

Understand how the qualities of soil affect the overall productivity of plants and make sustainable gardening practices possible. Practical application of theory is stressed. Topics include soil formation, physical properties of soil, soil-water relationships, and management techniques such as irrigation, drainage, and fertilization. Basic soil sampling, pH, and nutrient testing are introduced.