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What does “living soil” mean?

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Living soil refers to soil that has a community of organisms within the soil that work together to break down organic matter. That activity provides nutrition that is extremely important to plants and other surrounding organisms. Essentially, living soil is an entire ecosystem of sorts.

A community refers to only the biotic factors in an environment, but an ecosystem takes into account the abiotic factors as well. The abiotic factors that are present within living soil...

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