In honor of World Soil day, we celebrate all the soil does for us. Learn about your soil from some of our favorite soil websites!
- Use the web soil survey to map and discover the properties and qualities of your soil.
- For smartphone users, the SoilWeb app will enable your smart phone to map the soil right under your feet! Available for both Android and iPhone.
- Get to know the texture of your soil. The jar test will show you how much silt, sand, and clay your soil has.
- The soil is alive! See what lives in your soil and how these microscopic creatures are essential to soil health.
- Learn how some farmers have changed the way they manage their soil, with great results!
- Use this checklist to evaluate the health of your soil.
- Great advice for gardeners on growing healthy soil.
- Check out the soil health section of our web site.
Be a soil scholar!
To learn even more, join us at Soil School on April 5, 2014. There will be three tracks: one for farmers, one for beginning gardeners, and one for experienced gardeners. Click here to register!