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Can I use sand from the beach to mix with topsoil?

Zone Southeast Kent, UK | Anonymous added on March 31, 2016 | Answered

Just read advice for leveling a lawn. It is suggested that one should use a mix of topsoil and sand to fill in lower areas. As I live near a beach, I wanted to know if I can use beach sand for the mix.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 1, 2016

No, it is not recommended to use beach sand because of its high salt content and the possibility that is contains harmful organisms.

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