Improve compacted soil for stronger growth

Clay soil or hard soil is going to inhibit good root growth, and nutrient availability and also make watering more of a problem. So before you plant, mix in plenty of peat moss and compost.


If you have your tomato plants in the ground already you could use a liquid aeration or liquid soil conditioner type product to help improve structure.

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Jul 30, 2013
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More on compacted or clay soils NEW
by: Anonymous

A good article for all gardeners with ok paced or clay soil. http://lawncaresimplified.typepad.com/lawn_care_simplified_safe/2013/03/working-with-we.html


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What Ed Hume Had to Say
by: Clark

I went to the Northwest Flower and Garden show in Seattle a couple seasons ago and this is what Ed Hume (of Ed Hume seeds) said are the three most important things to know about successful gardening:

  • Soil

  • Soil

  • Soil


So Ed would definitely agree with your advice about compacted soil. I have some more things to say in my article soil for tomatoes.

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