Humus

Humus

Humus

04/23/19

“Why is broken down organic matter so important to soil quality?”

Organic matter can be found everywhere in the soil. This is typically broken down by plants over time, and when it becomes decomposed enough it will take on very important properties. This structure will be able to hold on to a large amount of nutrients, water, air, and microbes. These give humus great potential to supply plant matter the essentials for life.

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