If you want your yard to yield succulent vegetables, spectacular flowers, or enviable foliage, pay attention to your soil. 

“It’s where the roots live. It’s the basis for life,” says Wendy Wilber, Florida Statewide Master Gardener Coordinator for University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)

For the dish on dirt, we asked experts from three university extension services to provide some of their favorite eco-friendly tips for evaluating, protecting, and improving soil quality.

 

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