loam

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A kind of soil; an earthy mixture of clay and sand, with organic matter to which its fertility is chiefly due

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a non-coherent mixture of sand and clay
{n} a fat earth
{v} to cover with
Rich soil of clay, sand, and decayed organic matter
The ideal type of soil which is a mixture of clay, sand, and silt The addition of organic material will make it perfect
Loam is soil that is good for growing crops and plants in because it contains a lot of decayed vegetable matter and does not contain too much sand or clay. good quality soil consisting of sand, clay, and decayed plants. Rich, friable (crumbly) soil with nearly equal parts of sand and silt, and somewhat less clay. The term is sometimes used imprecisely to mean earth or soil in general. Loam in subsoil receives varied minerals and amounts of clay by leaching (percolation) from the topsoil above
Soil material that is 7 to 27 percent clay particles, 28 to 50 percent silt particles, and less than 52 percent sand particles
A soil textural class of medium texture having moderate amounts of sand (23-52%), silt (28-50%) and clay (7-27%)
Soil composed of sand, clay and organic matter
A rich soil of sand, clay and decaying organic material Lobed Leaf -->
A rich, permeable soil composed of a mixture of clay, silt, sand and organic matter
Loose, rich soil of mixed clay, sand and silt
A mixture of sand, clay, silt and humus
A soil consisting of a mixture of clay, silt, and sand
Highly fertile, well-drained but moisture retentive soil, usually fibre- and humus-rich, and containing more or less equal parts of clay, sand and silt
-A medium, textured soil of approximate composition 10 - 25% clay, 25 - 50% silt and <50% sand
soil consisting mainly of sand, clay, silt, and organic matter
A mixture of sand, clay, and other materials, used in making molds for large castings, often without a pattern
soil with substantial proportions of clay, silt and sand, with an aggregated structure enabling easy cultivation whether wet or dry
Soil consisting of a friable (easily crumbled or pulverized) mixture of varying proportions of clay, silt and sand Loam is an ideal soil type for many agricultural purposes Wisconsin's "state soil" is Antigo silt loam, the basis for the success of much of our agricultural economy
the "best" soils to have These are delightfully balanced components of sand, clay and organic materials Add organic materials every year
A soil that contains a roughly equal mixture of clay, sand, and silt Good for growing most crops
{i} fertile soil containing clay and sand as well as decomposed vegetable matter; combination of clay and straw which is used in casting making molds and bricks
a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
  Soil material that is 7 to 27 percent clay particles, 28 to 50 percent silt particles, and less than 52 percent sand particles
A soil containing a mixture of clay, silt and sand that is best for the growth of most plants Loam is not necessarily ideal for viticulture, as it can encourage excessive growth
A soil textural class containing 7 to 27% clay, 28 to 50% silt, and less than 52% sand
a loose soil composed of clay, sand, and organic matter, often highly fertile
To cover, smear, or fill with loam
Loam is soil that is rich, fertile and is whose moisture retention abilities are balanced The roots are from the Middle English word lam which translated means clay
A soil consisting of a balanced mixture of clay, sand and decomposed organic matter Typically, it has a loose, workable mixture Top M
Loam soils are comprised of sand, silt, and clay particles There are both coarse and fine loams Fine loams have more silt and clay than sand Coarse loams are mainly sand, which facilitates better drainage, but still contain enough silt and clay to hold moisture and nutrients and thereby support soil organisms For this reason, coarse loams are considered some of the best soils to cultivate, with fine loams not far behind
I use the word “loam” in the proper horticultural context: Loam is defined as a soil containing roughly 25% clay and about 38% each of silt and sand Organic content doesn’t enter into it, but of course some organic content is also of benefit Some gardeners and authors tend to use ‘loam’ to mean anything with lots of organic matter without too much regard for the mineral content; this can cause trouble for the perennial gardener! So please remember the real loam!
loamy
{a} consisting of or like loam, marly
loamy
consisting of or having the character of loam; "richy loamy soil
loamy
{s} of or pertaining to loam, resembling loam
loamy
Consisting of loam; partaking of the nature of loam; resembling loam
loamy
consisting of or having the character of loam; "richy loamy soil"
red loam
type of red soil, clay soil
loam