Soil is an important factor in the growing awareness of the role of carbon and climate change. "The Living Soil Beneath Our Feet" is a short but interesting video from a lab in California. However, the message is relevant to any ecosystem to introduce some concepts of the complexity of this living organism.
Rich healthy soil is more than fertiliser. Over the next few months we will explore some of the key factors that make soils what they are and how we can encourage the growth of the microbes, fungi and other essentials for healthy soils and so healthy gardens.