Understand Your Soil

What’s in your soil?

Soil is made up of minerals, air and water, and organic matter.

Fixing soil problems – dig in and take a look!

If plants aren’t growing well, the problem is often in the soil. Slice and lift a shovel-width of soil to find these common problems, and solutions below.

More Information

Get to Know Your Soil (pdf)
Growing Healthy Soil guide (pdf)
Composting at Home guide (pdf)

Questions? Call the Garden Hotline at (206) 633-0224 or email help@gardenhotline.org