Clay soils can create problems in lawns. They are dense and compacted and have poor drainage. They stay soggy when wet, and turn rock hard when they dry .
Many lawns have problems with clay soil. The best solution for excessive clay is to amend the soil with organic matter. This fact sheet will help understand how.
But how do you improve clay soil that already has a lawn growing in it? There is no way to till in organic matter down deep into and below the root zone without .
The second great problem comes with the lack of oxygen in the soil. Oxygen is vital to the roots of lawns and all other plants, and with clay soils this oxygen is .
A lawn with clay soil is heavy and compact when it's wet. It can absorb and trap water for extended periods, making it difficult for grass to become established.
INTRODUCTION. Lawns and gardens are more difficult to establish on clay soils than on loamy soils. However, competent landscapers and farmers are .