Soil Amendment

Asked June 22, 2016, 2:12 PM EDT

I am new at gardening. would like to plant a small,drought resistant flower garden. Soil is sandy. Where can I get info on what I need to do. Also, recommendations for flowers and plants for Colorado.

El Paso County Colorado soil and fertility issues

1 Response

Thank you for your question.

Here is a link provided by Colorado State University that will explain soil amendments.
http://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/yard-garden/choosing-a-soil-amendment/

Here is a link for drought tolerant plants.
http://extension.colostate.edu/disaster-web-sites/drought-resources/drought-
related-tip-sheets/flowe...


Please read them over and let us know if you have any additional questions.