Orchestra of Plants

Now I will admit that when I first started watching this movie I thought it was a little silly, I mean c’mon, a whole movie made for soil? It sounds a little ridiculous; but as i watched more and more i became more intrigued. I know making yourself sit down for an hour or two…

What is Wrong with Our Soil

After watching Symphony of the Soil, I realized how precious our soil is. The whole process begins in the far north and south, at the glaciers. This is where the majority of the minerals found in our soil come from, being ground off of rocks beneath the gigantic glaciers. They will flow down stream in…

Is soil the new oil?

At this point, we all know that conventional farming is bad. It’s resource-consuming, with conventional corn production using more pesticides and herbicides than any other crop. It is extremely damaging to the ecosystem, specifically to the ecosystem of the soil. When weeds and other life are eliminated from the soil, three major changes occur. 1.…

Dirt (It’s not as boring as it sounds).

By Matt Coriz I was asked by my teacher to review a film we watched in class. It is an informational video about soil. Despite this films incredibly dumb title (Symphony of the Soil) and seemingly boring content (It’s about DIRT), it reveals a few interesting secrets about the brown matter that we step on…

“Soil is a Fundamental Resource”

“Symphony of the Soil,” is a very interesting and learning packed video, that would keep one entertained. You learn numerous amount of information about soil such as: what kind of soil is the most productive, what is the key to having great soil, and so many other fascinating information. I learned that prairie soil is…