June Gardening Tips
Crusting and/or drainage issues:
Crusting soil can be caused from high clay content. It can also be caused by other hydrophobic amendments, including high organic content. Our Power Plant Mix is an example of a nutrient-rich soil that can develop a crust if allowed to dry out, due to its high organic content. This can cause water runoff, keeping important water away from your plants’ roots. If you are combating soil crusting, try to not allow the soil to fully dry out. If the soil is completely crusted try wetting the soil, allowing it to drain and then continue to water.
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