Gardening In Clay Soil

Dated: 05/26/2017

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If you live in North Carolina, or anywhere in the piedmont South, you know how frustrating our red clay soil can be. Some transplants to NC go so far as to replace the red clay in their new yards with top soil imported from other areas of the country.


Instead of living with a never ending cycle of importing top soil, try improving the clay instead.  For information on how to accomplish this successfully, view the quick video "How to Plant in Clay Soil" by Fairview Garden Center on YouTube. 


For more tips on gardening in NC, and especially central NC, check out Fairview Greenhouses and Garden Center in Raleigh, NC. 

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Cary McGregor

A native of North Carolina, Cary grew up in the Triad and has spent most of her adult life in the Triangle. When Cary and her husband returned to NC in 1999, they decided to call Cary NC home. Since....

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