soil conditioner

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a chemical substance used to improve the structure of the soil and increase its porosity

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The gasification technology utilized also produces biochar, which serves to permanently sequester carbon in solid form and is valued as a soil conditioner and filter media.
Flintshire's residents can collect soil conditioner free of charge - subject to availability - at the council's eight recycling parks.
It is used as a soil conditioner in landscaping (outdoor gardens) to improve soil aeration and drainage, decrease soil compaction and increase water holding capacity.
Recycle lawn clippings to make soil conditioner and mulch.
Enrich the backfill soil with soil conditioner and bonemeal fertiliser.
3], liquid or dry) at depths independent of the shank depth, capturing the soil with adjustable, floating closing blades to create a berm with optimum clod size for final seed bed preparation with a patented, non-plugging chain reel soil conditioner.
REDCAR and Cleveland Council is giving away five tonnes of soil conditioner to anybody who would like to come along, bag it up and take it away from the Belmont House car park, Rectory Lane, Guisborough on Saturday, between 10am and 12noon.
COMPOST Create your own soil conditioner instead of buying it.
Unlike plastic or metal screwcap closures, natural cork can easily be recycled and turned into flooring tile, building insulation, shoe soles, fishing rod handles, bulletin boards and even soil conditioner.
Most frequently used by the floral industry to line wire baskets, this product frequently is being confused with sphagnum peat moss, a soil conditioner known for its ability to bind sandy soils, loosen clay soils and retain water [and for its acidity that benefits bromeliads-Ed].
Its products are designed for use as a soil conditioner for water and nutrient retention in landscaping, golf courses, horticulture and agriculture, said GelTech President Joe Ingarra.
Through the years, Lindsay has tested the pits as livestock feed, fireplace logs, ground cover, soil conditioner, an ingredient in blasting powder, a plastics filler, a bug-bait carrier, olive oil and as a source for making methane gas.
As well as diverting waste away from landfill, compost produces a free source of nutrient and soil conditioner for gardens with very little effort.
As well as being a novel new way to dispose of waste, the end-product, called vermicast, is rich in nutrients and will be used by the gardening team as a fertiliser and soil conditioner for the nine acre garden.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 30, 2005 - (JCNN) - Chubu Electric Power has developed LandPlus Z, an artificial zeolite-based soil conditioner that is mixed with bottom ash, coal ash remains taken from a coal power plant's boiler bottom.