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Dear Soil Experts.

(we all know this is where you soil peeps hang out )


See this Soil !! ?



Oh my !!!...just check it out !!...Now that is a handful of "soil-love" right there!..breathe it in and enjoy the moment !...makes you wanna roll all over it doesn't it ?..........  erhmmm !!::) ::)

But how many moments did it take for this soil to find it's way into my garden here in North London , Uk, ?...is soil in similar climates...similar soil ?

What's it made from ?


I asked my two year old son as he is an expert in soiling nappies/diapers but all he did was smile and fart !...could that be the answer ?

whajafink ?







 

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Since this is probably from a compost heap in Kent, about 6 months from inception to market to garden.

By the way, I like your nice feminine manicure. Does you proud that you care not what people think.

It is Exodus' turn to do some contributing so I'll leave the whole soil science theory to him. Fair? Probably not. But then .....

 

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See this Soil !! ?



Oh my !!!...just check it out !!...Now that is a handful of "soil-love" right there!..breathe it in and enjoy the moment !...makes you wanna roll all over it doesn't it ?..........  erhmmm !!::) ::)

you have very nice hands.
But how many moments did it take for this soil to find it's way into my garden here in North London , Uk, ?...is soil in similar climates...similar soil ?

What's it made from ?

Crime investigators have pinpointed locations of death because of soil found on victims.
Similar climates might still produce different soils.


I asked my two year old son as he is an expert in soiling nappies/diapers but all he did was smile and fart !...could that be the answer ?

whajafink ?

I think you've got a smart son.
 

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I am confused are attempting to trace the orignis of your dirt like. What was this soil doing a millions years ago? or what was it a hundred years ago?

or

are you asking how soil is made? Cause your son already covered that more or less correctly.
 

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I am confused are attempting to trace the orignis of your dirt like. What was this soil doing a millions years ago? or what was it a hundred years ago?

or

are you asking how soil is made? Cause your son already covered that more or less correctly.

THANK YOU JUDGE and WELCOME to the FORUM ! :)

Yes, I am asking the total length of process it took for the soil in my garden to be there......well....setting aside the creation of the Universe etc.....I am referring to when the ingredients of the soil started to break down into what you see above.
 

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Neil, Soil is life for earthworms, birds and other insects that I can't name right now. It's broken down plants, roots. grass or clippings from your
compost pile, If you have a garden that is
Including that fact that dead bodies eventually become meals for worms then
broken down into dust and earth.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soil
 

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So soil is relatively new on our planet- as well as humus it contains tiny particles of eroded and weathered rocks, which end up as clay, sand and gravel.
 

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Neil, Soil is life for earthworms, birds and other insects that I can't name right now. It's broken down plants, roots. grass or clippings from your
compost pile, If you have a garden that is
Including that fact that dead bodies eventually become meals for worms then
broken down into dust and earth.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soil

Awesome Rosalind Dna...thank you very much for your post and the link....great info !

 

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So soil is relatively new on our planet- as well as humus it contains tiny particles of eroded and weathered rocks, which end up as clay, sand and gravel.

When you said Humus I thought you had made a spelling error and meant this stuff !



.......but after investigating, I see you were right in the first place.

Thank You OPUS.
 

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The most active life form that makes dirt is bacteria.
 

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I did not realize that.. Jimbob..
 

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The most active life form that makes dirt is bacteria.


Is this why daffodils grow so well when rammed up my arse ?
 

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Does that happen a lot neilep?- or just on mothers' day?
 

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Does that happen a lot neilep?- or just on mothers' day?

Every day !!...it's how wifey likes them presented !!...not so good when they are still in ' Bulb' form though !! [:-'(]
 

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The most active life form that makes dirt is bacteria.


Is this why daffodils grow so well when rammed up my arse ?

LOL LOL LOL
 

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Neil, Soil is life for earthworms, birds and other insects that I can't name right now. It's broken down plants, roots. grass or clippings from your
compost pile, If you have a garden that is
Including that fact that dead bodies eventually become meals for worms then
broken down into dust and earth.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soil

Awesome Rosalind Dna...thank you very much for your post and the link....great info !


fine
 

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Does that happen a lot neilep?- or just on mothers' day?

Every day !!...it's how wifey likes them presented !!...not so good when they are still in ' Bulb' form though !! [:-'(]


LOL..**smiles** Maybe you should try that yam recipe... LOL you know the one..LOL
 

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What, curried Yam with jalapeņo pepper jelly.
 

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