Soil Problems

Can I Use Sand From the Beach to Mix With Topsoil?


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
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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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