Why is soil considered a living things

Karin Lindquist

Did you know that in just one handful of healthy soil can contain as many, if not more soil organisms than there are people on Earth?

The thing is, most soil ecosystem processes, soil organisms and the whole act of turning organic matter into food for plants occurs in the top 2 to 3 inches of the soil. This layer is the most sensitive and important part of an entire ecosystem—all ecosystems—for all life to thrive, let alone exist. Click here to continue.