Soil Amendments
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Sawdust

Anonymous added on January 16, 2014 | Answered

I live in Arizona with very sandy soil. Someone said to add manure and sawdust to my soil. What do you think?

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Nikki
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Answered on January 16, 2014

You can always use these to help improve the quality of your soil; however, make sure they are composted first. These articles should help you with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/ingredients/using-sawdust-in-your-compost-pile.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/the-benefits-of-manure-in-your-garden.htm Additionally, you may want to read this article with tips for improving sandy soil: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/amending-sandy-soil.htm

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