The year 2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils. Each month of the year has a soils-related theme to help educate people about the importance of soil. The Soil Science Society of America has developed a series of videos to emphasize those themes. February’s theme is “Soils Support Urban Life”. Here’s the Soils Support Urban Life video:
To go with that them, here’s a link to a previous post on this blog about urban gardening.
If you’re interested in starting your own urban garden, here’s a video on testing urban soils that may be of interest:
Next month’s theme is Soils Support Agriculture. Stay tuned for a blog post and videos related to that theme! Thanks for stopping by!