The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Science - Soils, Manure and the Environment
Chapter: Chapter 1: Earths and Soils

Soil types for cultivators

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1178. The leading soils for the cultivator are the clayey, calcareous, sandy, ferruginous, peaty, saline, moist, or aquatic, and dry. The following are the plants by which such soils are distinguished in most parts of Europe: -