Author Bios

Articles by this author:

  • Compaction
    Healthy roots are the foundation for vigorous, lush plant growth.  Roots need a balanced supply of air, water and nutrients to thrive.  Compaction reduces the volume of pore space in the soil, limiting air exchange, water intake and ultimately roots growth.  Its symptoms include weak, slow-growing plants and thin turf stands.  Compaction is more of a problem on heavy clay soils than light sandy soils.