Soil Problems
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Adding soil to container

Zone 44408 | Anonymous added on October 3, 2019 | Answered

My plant is doing well in sand, but have trouble when watering with keeping sand in place. Can I add soil on top of the sand to steady my plant when I water it?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 5, 2019

I don't see why not. It will eventually work its way down. To improve its fertility and composition you can add compost or rotted manure instead of soil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/amending-sandy-soil.htm

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