Test your soil texture

Discover a simple technique to find out whether the soil in your garden is sand, silt or clay - and learn how to improve it - in this practical video guide.

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In this simple video guide, David Hurrion shows how to test the texture of your soil to find out whether it is silt, sand or clay. He explains the differences between the three main soil types and the advantages of each. He then highlights the single solution for improving all types of garden soils.

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