In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In addition, continue to put out organic humus as you plant.
- Incidentally, soil rich in organic humus will hold more water longer and be more drought-resistant.
- There is a smell of humus and dirt and leaves and rain and nothing else.
- But (as some might reply) we can add peat or humus to the soil as we till.
- Cabbages tolerate heavier soils well, so long as there is enough humus and fertiliser, as they are heavy feeders.
- An all-purpose potting mix has composted bark, peat moss or peat humus added to loamy soil.
- The mulch keeps the soil moist, and as the lower layers decompose, they enrich the soil with humus.
- Since these species originated in a wooded habitat, they require a loose soil with sufficient humus.
- If it's sandy or stiff with clay, dig in humus to improve water retention and aeration.
- What's left is nutrient-rich organic matter, or humus, which can be used as a soil amendment.
- Don't spurn organic fertilizers that are low in nutrients, because they're rich in organic matter that turns to valuable humus in the soil.
- In sandy soils, humus acts like a sponge to catch and hold moisture.
- The end point of decomposition is a largely inert organic material called humus.
- Mature compost is a complex organic material that has been transformed into stable humus by microorganisms.
- Their soil must contain sufficient humus and be rich in calcium, but the idea that cyclamens need a lot of moisture is a misconception.
- The final product, humus or compost, looks and feels like fertile garden soil.
- If grown in plenty of humus and leaf mould, rhododendron roots almost peel off the ground.
- Soil should contain a good mix of sand, clay, and humus.
- Lack of biological insect control necessitates using more pesticides, as lack of humus and plant litter necessitates using more chemical fertilizers.
- At first, layer grass clippings with a dash of leaves and twigs to create a concoction that turns into humus, the best plant food.
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