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Soil Fertility and Growing Plants - Gardening - About.com
Gardening starts with good soil. Good soil is basically soil that has the proper fertility to satisfy a growing plant's needs. What does that mean? Well, I'll tell you.
http://gardening.about.com/od/soil/g/Soil_Fertility.htm
Sparta - A Military State - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
In the 8th century B.C., the polis of Sparta needed more fertile land to support a booming population. There was fertile land near Sparta, so the Spartans decided  ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/sparta/a/MilitaryState.htm
Soil and Land Prep - Small Farms - About.com
Start with good soil and you'll have success. Read on to find out more about how to build good, fertile soil and how to prepare your land for farming.
http://smallfarm.about.com/od/landpreparation/
Sparta - A Military City-State - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
In the eighth century B.C., Sparta needed more fertile land to support a booming population, so it decided to take over and use the fertile land of its neighbors, ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/sparta/a/spartamilitstat.htm
History of the Dust Bowl - 20th Century History - About.com
This area, affected by both an eight-year drought and massive soil erosion, became ... The Great Plains was once known for its rich, fertile, prairie soil that had ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/a/Dust-Bowl.htm
Fertility Customs and Magic - Paganism & Wicca - About.com
The Beltane season is a time of fertility, not only for people but for the land as well . If you plant a garden each summer, Beltane is a good time to do some fertility ...
http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/beltanemayday/qt/FertiltyCustoms.htm
Geography of River Deltas - Formation and Importance
Deltas are important to both human activities and fish and other wildlife because they are normally home to very fertile soil as well as a large amount of ...
http://geography.about.com/od/waterandice/a/Geography-Of-River-Deltas.htm
Dikes of the Netherlands - Geography
From the 1200s, windmills had been used to pump excess water off the fertile soil ; today most of the windmills have been replaced with electricity- and ...
http://geography.about.com/od/specificplacesofinterest/a/dykes.htm
What Is the Fertile Crescent? - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
The Fertile Crescent is a name for a relatively fertile arc-shaped area by the Mediterranean which covers Biblical lands, the Tigris and Euphrates, and the Nile ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/babylonia/g/FertileCrescent.htm
Slash and Burn Agriculture - Geography - About.com
An overview of slash and burn agriculture, used by subsistence farmers to provide temporary fertility to the soil by burning plants. This slash and burn overview is ...
http://geography.about.com/od/urbaneconomicgeography/a/slashburn.htm
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