What to check for when purchasing Topsoil
It goes without saying that shopping for topsoil for your garden is far from glamorous and is one of the less exciting jobs associated with gardening. However, if you carry out some solid research before you decide which topsoil to purchase, it can be beneficial both for your garden and your bank balance!
A good quality topsoil will help your plant life thrive. If your soil has an unusually high level of clay, for example, a good layer of quality topsoil will give your plants the right balance of nutrients they need to survive and thrive. Subsequently, if you have given your plants the necessary nutrients to survive it will ensure that you are not replacing plants year after year.
So what should you be looking for that will help you decide whether a topsoil is of superior quality? There are four main areas to be looking at here: