Ecology, Environment, & Land > Soil
The term soil can be used...
- As a verb: to dirty
- As a noun:
- in contrast to mere "dirt." Soil is the complex ecosystem of minerals, organic matter, rock detritus, etc. whereas dirt is displaced soil, no longer integrated with this ecosystem
- See article "Dirt Is Not Soil" (J. Raloff) in ScienceNews
- a growing medium, often bought by gardeners in bags or truckloads, and comprising a growing portion of yard services product lines
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