Definition of Leaf soil

1. Noun. Soil composed mainly of decaying leaves.

Exact synonyms: Leaf Mold, Leaf Mould
Generic synonyms: Mold, Mould

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaf Soil

leaf lettuce
leaf miner
leaf mold
leaf mould
leaf mustard
leaf node
leaf peeper
leaf peepers
leaf protein
leaf protein concentrate
leaf proteins
leaf roller
leaf scorch
leaf shape
leaf sheath
leaf soil (current term)
leaf spot
leaf spring
leaf storm
leaf storms
leaf through
leaf trace
leaf traces
leaf turtle
leaf warbler

Literary usage of Leaf soil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Druggist (1887)
"Citrullus Colocynthis SCHRAD. is a perennial and is easily increased by sowing seeds in light loam and leaf soil, in moderate heat, and the plants either ..."

2. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"Th plants should be potted in a compost of peat loam, and leaf-soil, .... Soil good, eavy loam, two-thirds leaf-soil, and manure one- lini, with bone-meal ..."

3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Sandy loam with a little chalk and leaf mould in exposed parts of the rockery. Culture tfc. as above. Sandy loam and leaf soil in the rockery. P. spicata. ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1869)
"In the most favourable weather spread over flower-beds a fine compost of leaf-soil or cattle-dung, to be pointed in by hand-fork. THE SEWAGE CULTIVATION AT ..."

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