Understanding Your Garden's Dirt: Soil Texture and pH Levels

A comprehensive gardener's guide to soil microbiology including pH levels, soil texture, and the best plants for your yard.



Layers of Dirt
It is important for gardeners to understand the dirt they are working with.
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Seed Selection 1998 Bright Lights Swiss chard
Bright Lights (Swiss chard) was a 1998 All-America Seed Selection winner.  
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Sweet Dani Lemon Basil is easy to grow from seed or plant and has a pleasant, citrus aroma.
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Prism Sunshine
Prism Sunshine (Petunia F1) has a creamy yellow color and flowers freely throughout the growing season.
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