How can I tell if my soil is perfect to grow perenials and annuals.  We have sandy soil, not very nurishing to plants.  My plants don't grow tall.  What can I do to amend this soil?

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You need to get a soil sample tested.  It will take away a lot of guess work and unnecessary expense
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Putting organic material in you soil con only improve its life. We call garden ground soil not dirt because soil is alive. To keep it healthy add compost, or any broken down organic material often. We in Tennessee have mushroom compost from the mushroom farms in Sweetwater TN. I put it in my garden by the truck load and mulch my garden plants with it. Get a PH tester and test you soil to see what the PH level is. Most soil needs a little lime once a year. Check you PH chart for the vegetables you are growing. A 7 is a safe number for most gardens. Rich  soil, lime, mulch and water.
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