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EP Minerals' 101 Guide to the Benefits of Soil Amendments

Posted by Dan Swartz

Apr 14, 2017 1:16:11 PM

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Soil amendments have been around for many years.  Their use has historically been primarily in various sport field applications, including golf course greens, rooftop gardens, soccer pitches, and football fields, but soil amendments have also been used in projects including the landscaping of roadsides, parks and private and municipal landscape projects such as museums, and botanical gardens. So what exactly are soil amendments? 

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Topics: AXIS

Is EP Minerals' Axis® a great soil amendment? Just ask our customers

Posted by Julie Brown

Nov 17, 2016 2:18:21 PM

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Topics: Lawn & Garden, Sports Field and Landscaping, AXIS

How soil amendments can improve soil and reduce water usage

Posted by Dan Swartz

May 19, 2016 4:48:05 PM

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Soil amendments have been around for many years.  Their use has historically been primarily in various sport field applications, including golf course greens, rooftop gardens, soccer pitches, and football fields, but soil amendments have also been used in projects including the landscaping of roadsides, parks and private and municipal landscape projects such as museums, and botanical gardens. So what exactly are soil amendments? 

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Topics: AXIS

NV DOT uses EP Minerals' Axis soil amendment to solve water challenges

Posted by Julie Brown

Dec 10, 2015 4:27:00 PM

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Thanks to our partner EnviroTech for sharing this Axis story with us.

Embracing soil as an important player in water conservation, the ASLA Water Conservation Professional Practice Network spotlights the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Landscape Architecture, where they have adopted a standard policy of “no irrigation” for southern Nevada freeway landscape enhancements. To respond to that challenge, landscapers are utilizing porous inorganic soil amendments as an aid to increase plant-available water in the soil in a region where rainwater harvesting challenges are unique.

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Topics: AXIS

Drought Driving US Diatomaceous Earth and Calcined Clay Demand

Posted by Julie Brown

May 22, 2015 1:57:00 PM

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By James Sean Dickson, Industrial Minerals

The West Coast region of the US is currently experiencing one of the worst droughts in its modern history. Diatomaceous earth and calcined clay products, which increase the water retention of soils, are gathering interest for their potential to reduce water usage – something now mandated by state law. 

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Topics: AXIS