Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt

Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt

Published on 10 October 2022
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Transcript
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Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt
00:01
What is soil ?
00:03
Sand and clay and silt and humus
00:06
Sand and clay and silt and humus
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Sand and clay and silt and humus
00:12
Put them all together
00:12
And you've got SOIL
00:14
Soil is where the wormies live Soil is where the flowers grow
00:19
Soil is home to living things
00:22
Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt!
00:25
Sand can never hold its water
00:27
Sand is made of BIG FAT GRAINS
00:30
Sand is mostly made of quartz
00:33
And it itches when it gets in your swimming shorts
00:36
Soil is where the wormies live Soil is where the flowers grow
00:41
Soil is home to living things
00:43
Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt!
00:46
Clay is made of tiny particles Traps in air and water too Clay's no good for growing things
00:54
But it makes a bird bath where the birdies sing
00:57
Soil is where the wormies live Soil is where the flowers grow
01:02
Soil is home to living things
01:05
Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt!
01:07
Silt can hold in water well
01:10
Silt gives you a pretty garden
01:13
Silt is what settles on a riverbed
01:15
If we don't have silt than we don't get fed
01:18
Soil is where the wormies live Soil is where the flowers grow
01:23
Soil is home to living things
01:26
Don't Treat Soil Like Dirt!
01:29
Humus makes soil even better
01:31
Humus is made of
01:32
OLD DEAD THINGS
01:34
Humus is spongy when it's wet
01:36
When your compost rots it's what you get
01:37
C O M P O S T
01:40
Sand and clay and silt and humus
01:42
Sand and clay and silt and humus
01:45
Sand and clay and silt and humus
01:48
Sand
01:48
Clay
01:48
Silt
01:48
Humus
01:48
Clay
01:49
SOIL
01:58
Don't Treat Soil Like DIRT