What is SOIL? Soil is the natural medium for the growth of plant which is consists weathered mineral materials, organic matter, water and air (FAO. (2017). FAO SOILS PORTALS. Retrieved from http://www.fao.org/soil-portal/about/all-definitions/en/)
Different plants have different soil quality requirement. Therefore it is crucial for the cultivator to understand the soil quality requirements of the plants to be planted to cultivate healthy plants.
The basic step to cultivate plants is to prepare soil mix. Soil mix can be prepared by mixing different ratios of sand, silt, clay, organic matter and other planting media based on plant requirement and personal preference.