In the basic water cycle, water falls on the land in some type of precipitation (rain or snow). It either is soaked into the ground or runs off into a body of water – stormwater or natural. Eventually, it returns to the atmosphere. After a large rain event, even a good soil mixture can get … Continue reading How does water move through soil?
Ah, the “litmus test.” Do you remember that from your high school science days? You dip a piece of white litmus paper into a solution, and it turns red or blue1. If it’s red, your solution is acidic. If it’s blue, your solution is basic. Chemists assigned a number to the test called pH. The … Continue reading What is soil chemistry and what does that mean to me?