Soil conditioner is used to correct problems in a poor soils. Soil conditioner can either consist of organic or inorganic substances, or have natural or synthetic ingredients. Both organic and synthetic conditioners play a positive role to the soil. Fertilizers add nutrients to soils but do not improve the structure of the soil hence plants in clogged soil would still not be able to access the nutrients. However, soil conditioner help improve soil structure and drainage. Soil test should be done before putting soil conditioner in the farm.
- There are so many different varieties of soil conditions so you need to treat each one differently and with care.
- Using soil conditioners is very important in order to get the best use from your specific soil category.
- Never give up on your soil because all soils can still be treated to make it healthy and strong.
“Soil conditioners are soil amendments that improve the soil structure by increasing aeration, water holding capacity, and nutrients.”