Horticulture

Title

Increasing Soil Biodiversity in Botanical Gardens

Publication Date

Spring 5-27-2020

Publication Number

LGP 1061

Summary

Soil biodiversity is key to the success of a botanical garden. Its benefits include mitigating harmful pathogens and compaction, as well as increasing available nutrients and improving soil structure. This article discusses the importance of soil biodiversity and gives management strategies to improve soil biodiversity throughout the garden.

Publication Type

Short Communication

Publisher

Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

Recreation and Garden Manager, Ornamental Garden Manager, Nursery Manager

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