The soil is mostly a light sand, with a subsoil of gravel deposits and clay.
I think, however, I will turn over a furrow of subsoil in it.
How near or how distant such water should be will depend somewhat on subsoil conditions.
They improve the physical condition of the subsoil as well as the top soil.
They were for ever at work tearing up the subsoil and bringing it to the surface.
The subsoil is a store of inert fertility that should not remain dormant.
I prefer medium to high land, with a clay and loam soil on a subsoil of clay and sand; any slope is better than southwest.
As regards the subsoil of the Open Sea, see below, 287c and 287d.
Dry—Where the soil is friable, and the subsoil porous (if there be no springs), the term dry should be used.
This is natural, because their real work is that of the subsoil plough and the harrow.