Plants Can’t Swim
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Drainage in the garden is closely related to retention. Hard compacted surfaces offer little opportunity for water absorption or retention and instead produces pooling in low areas and runoff water that strips topsoil and nutrients as it flows.
Create a plan to improve the drainage of the soil in your planters or garden over time. What is your soil lacking that would promote better drainage? What amendments would be beneficial and where can you source them? How often should you test drainage to assess any improvements?
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