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tilling heavy clay soil

Zone New Caney, TX 77357 | detren added on March 23, 2015 | Answered

I have heavy clay soil. Can I till it over? There is grass and some weeds. I would like to just till it over add mulch and sand. Will that help the sitting water issue we have in our yard?

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shelley
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Answered on March 23, 2015

Before doing too much tilling I would work on correcting your soil first. The information in the article link below will help improve your heavy clay soil and improve the drainage of your soil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/how-to-improve-clay-soil.htm

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