It should contain an ample supply of humus made of leaf mold.
Woods earth and leaf mold should be used in liberal quantities.
They may be raised from seed by sowing early in spring in a finely sifted soil of leaf mold and garden loam.
The seeds germinate best on leaf mold, but the seedling takes several years to thrust its roots deep into the mineral soil.
If it should happen to be already too sandy, add black loam or leaf mold.
All three girls drew in deep breaths of the fragrant, woodsy odor of leaf mold and dew-kissed ferns.
The significance of the community reaction is especially well shown in the case of leaf mold and duff.
Pure sand becomes too dense, and leaf mold alone is usually too loose and open.
For the Teas and Hybrid Teas, mix with soil of this kind about one-quarter of its bulk of sand and leaf mold to lighten it.
There was a sweetness of leaf mold in the air that came to the senses with the penetrating quality of incense.