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Healthy soil is the single most important building block in gardening. First, make sure you know what kind of soil you have. Then, consider techniques to build healthy soil that will grow a bountiful garden.

Fertilizers and Amendments

The most important building block of beautiful landscapes and gardens is healthy soil. It’s important to understand how to nurture and feed soil (covered above in Soil, Compost, Mulch). Nutrition for plants can be added with fertilizers and amendments, and this section addresses what they are and how to use them.