Sandy, crumbly, muddy, rocky, red, brown, grayall these words can be used to describe soil. Some soil is soft and black and smells of wet leaves. By contrast, another kind is dry, orange, and as hard as rock. Inside this book, readers will discover that its the ingredients that make up soil that give it so many different forms. Why is soil in a desert different from soil in a forest? What is the silvery-gray soil on the slopes of a volcano made of? And which types of soil are best for growing plants? Filled with information ...

Is Soil All the Same? 2015, Bearport Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781627248365