To on clay soil it was possible to grow something, you need to make it lightweight, warm and breathable.
The cheapest and a long way to improve a heavy clay soil making compost or humus. For compost in the fall to dig up the garden, make a hole about 20 cm All leftovers from vegetables and fruits, and hay, a little fresh cut grass, the leaves lay in the pit, Pereslav the ground. To pour all of this all biological products. And in the spring, before the digging, the garden is sprinkled with ashes.
Bulk beds. As a basis for such beds is taken every plant debris – stumps, wood chips, branches, sawdust. The garbage is filled with a layer of good land. In such high beds planted plants and shrubs. Due to plant debris, roots is a place for growth and development.
Mulchingis a cover of plowed land with straw, bark or wood chips. This method will help clay soil to dry out and crack in the sun. Mulch prevents weed growth, improves soil acidity and enriches it with nutrients.
More expensive way would be the importation of sand, peat and manure. Sand and peat improves the physical properties of the clay soil and the manure helps to populate it with beneficial microorganisms.
Cover cropsis "green manure". Green manures referred to as rye, wheat, mustard, oats, sweet clover and sunflower. These plants have a strong root system, so they are often planted on clay sites. Green manures protect the soil from bacteria, fertilize it, attract beneficial insects and microorganisms. Such plants also increase the soil fertility. Waseela them every year, poor clay soil in a few seasons it will be loose and easy. Cover crops planted in frost, and the beginning of planting season planting is removed. Thus, the garden is ready for growing any vegetable.
Adding natural fertilizer, we are accelerating boconceptnj. A couple of years instead of clay soil you will have structural, breathable and moisture-absorbing soil.