Black Loam

What is black loam soil made up of?

Black Loam soil is a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand, clay, and decaying organic matter. Loam soils generally contain more nutrients and humus than sandy soils, have better infiltration and drainage than silty soils, and are easier to till than clay soils. Loams are gritty, moist, and retain water easily.

Where would I use black loam?

This material is easy to work with since many soil clumps, rocks, roots, and unwanted debris have been removed. Depending on the natural inherent soil characteristics of the topsoil, this screened product has a variety of uses. From filling in low spots, to topping up your garden black loam has a variety of uses.