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Re: soil types and pH

> From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
> Just out of sheer curiosuty - what kind of soil does everyone have
> what pH range? Would be interesting to hear (speaking for myself of
> course).

Good old red Maryland Clay over some veins of shale (they are fun to
dig) and others of quartz rock.  Varies from plasticine (brick
making) to more or less sandy clay loam (not much of that, more's the
pity).  Acid by nature, probably in the 5.5 to 6.0 range, but I have
amended parts of it for years, so they are more neutral as about any
organic material decomposes to a neutral state - those are probably
more like 6.5.

About every square inch of it has either got a web of roots or rocks
in it, or both.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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