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The garden soil is not dirt.


Soil is the loose surface material of the earth in which plants, trees, and scrubs grow. Soil consists of disintegrated rock with a mixture of organic material and soluble salts. - 578
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  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is soil?
  Answer: Soil is the loose top layer of the Earth's surface that consists of disintegrated rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter (humus). - 160

Question: What is the purpose of soil?
  Answer: Soil retains water, provides support, and nutrients for plants to grow. - 161


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  External related links to the world ...  

US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
 US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
www.usda.gov - 334
Agricultural Marketing Service
 Agricultural Marketing Service
www.ams.usda.gov - 335
Agricultural Research Service
 Agricultural Research Service
www.ars.usda.gov - 336
Community Development Office (Agriculture Department)
 Community Development Office (Agriculture Department)
ocdweb.sc.egov.usda.gov - 337
Farm Service Agency
 Farm Service Agency
www.fsa.usda.gov/pas/default.asp - 338
Foreign Agricultural Service
 Foreign Agricultural Service
www.fas.usda.gov - 339
National Agricultural Statistics Service
 National Agricultural Statistics Service
www.nass.usda.gov - 340
Research, Education and Economics (Agriculture Department)
 Research, Education and Economics (Agriculture Department)
www.csrees.usda.gov/ree - 341


  Words of Wisdom  


It was planted in a good soil by great waters, that it might bring forth branches, and that it might bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine.   Ezekiel 17:8 



  User Comments and Quotes  
Author: Albert Einstein - Id: 2

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.




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