Author Archives: Al Skoropa

Make Your Own Potting Mix with Topsoil!

We all know the importance topsoil plays in making your garden and plants thrive, but there are alternative uses as well for topsoil. In the following, we’ll be covering some alternative uses for topsoil. Using topsoil as a potting mixture … Continue reading

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How a Trommel Screen Works

People use screening equipment to separate different grades of material such as soil, gravel, mulch, and sand. These machines work great when they are working with dry material, even if bits and pieces are large in size. A notable weakness, … Continue reading

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster Contaminates West-Coast Topsoil

The Natural News reports that an engineer from Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Department of Civil & Environemntal Engineering says that radioactive cesium in US topsoil has reached levels up to 10,000 percent higher than before the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. It … Continue reading

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What If the World’s Soil Runs Out?

Below is a very interesting article from TIME about how our planet could be running out of usable soil! It goes into great detail about who all will be effected if we do in fact, run out of soil. It’s … Continue reading

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