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How To Create The Perfect Soil Mixture For A Home Vegetable Garden

Updated: Mar 23, 2023

Creating the perfect soil mixture for a home vegetable garden is essential to the success of your garden. A blend of 50% compost and 50% topsoil is the ideal environment for vegetables to thrive. Compost provides the essential nutrients that vegetables need to grow and topsoil improves drainage and aeration, which is necessary for healthy root development. Additionally, the pH level should be 6.8, as this is ideal for most vegetables.


To create this perfect soil mixture, you should first clear out any rocks or debris. After that, it’s important to loosen the soil to a depth of at least 8 inches. Once the soil is ready, you should spread 2-3 inches of compost or aged manure over the soil. This combination of topsoil and compost will provide your vegetable garden with the perfect soil mixture it needs to thrive. With this soil, you’ll be able to enjoy a bountiful harvest of delicious vegetables all season long!


-Gardening with DAXMAN



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