Horticultural grit is a key element in all soils to add improve structure and drainage, while providing small pockets to hold essential air and water. The horticultural grit has been washed, so it is free from lime and other elements. This gives it a neutral pH that will not affect soil acidity levels.
Uses for Horticultural Grit
Soil structure is of the utmost importance to an impressive garden. Horticultural grit can help with this, providing these key benefits:
- Neutral pH
- Opens up heavy clay soils
- Improves drainage
- Helps reduce ‘clumping’ in sticky clay soils
- Easy to work and rake out