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Chief Meteorologist Steve Horstmeyer said those are created when cold works downward through wet soil and subsoil.
Top dressing means materials will work into the subsoil by rainfall, irrigation, and activity of subsoil organisms i.e. earthworms.
New construction should be set to stable subsoils with adequate footings to preclude uneven settling of your home's structure.
One thing that makes the area special is the subsoil’s high proportion of limestone, great chunks of which are piled up along Vineyard Road, where some of the top wineries are located.
Sue, Indianapolis Dear Reader: In building houses, the topsoil (upper 6 inches) is often either removed or covered by subsoil.
Trees, like moss, absorb radiation from the subsoil.
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: the layer of soil that is under the top layer
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