The texture of soil
The length of a stick
The mass of a rock
The color of a leaf
Dark soil that has clay in it
Rocky soil made of pebbles
Salty soil made of silt
It is lighter in color and can absorb more sunlight
It has more freshwater
It has more salt water
It is rich with minerals and matter from dead organisms
Add water to it
Add plants to it
The soil is too cold for the organisms.
The soil is mostly made of sand.
They destroy the vegetables in the garden.
They recycle energy and nutrients in the soil.
The size of the grains and the amount of space between grains
Texture depends on what kinds of crops have been grown in the soil.
Soil texture is determined by the kind of rock that lies underneath the soil.
Texture depends on the age of the soil; older soil is much finer than new soil.
Spongy and loose
Gritty and granular
Wet and muddy
Clay-like and dense