Organic amendments

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1. Carbon-based soil additives such as peat, rice hulls, sawdust, or humus used to improve physical and chemical properties of soil including drainage and retention of water and nutrients. See also inorganic amendments.

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This photo shows how to enrich the soil by spreading organic amendments like peat moss on the surface.
Source: http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_improvement/gardening/1273546.html?page=3&c=y