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.



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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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Seed Selection 1998 Bright Lights Swiss chard
Bright Lights (Swiss chard) was a 1998 All-America Seed Selection winner.  
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Layers of Dirt
It is important for gardeners to understand the dirt they are working with.
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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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