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Unformatted text preview: What You Can Do If you have clay soil, you might want to rent or purchase a tiller. Clay soil tends to be compacted, which is bad for drainage and root growth. Organic materials, such as compost, peat moss, and manure, improve every soil type. They help bind sandy soil and break up clay soil. Add some organic material and then blend it into the existing soil. Finally, a layer of mulch is a good idea for every soil type. It helps retain moisture and prevent weeds, and keeps the surface porous. With a little extra attention and added materials, and a little time, you can turn your problem soil into an asset....
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