other words for topsoil
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
We start out in about a foot of topsoil, then some hard rock and then more hard rock.
The topsoil and the humus may be a little mixed, but we are not going to sort them out by hand.
In Brazil the best soil is known as terra roxa, a topsoil of red clay three or four feet thick with a gravel subsoil.
Bless the red-skins who bred maize, the great preserver of life and damn them for breeding maize the great destroyer of topsoil.
Now below the topsoil is a lighter coloured, less fertile, more rocky layer, the subsoil.
The prairie vole makes a tortuous network of paths through the grass and honeycombs the topsoil with its tunnels.
Place the topsoil on one side of the hole; on the other the poorer subsoil.
The Indian celt no doubt fell from the topsoil while the trench in which the wall was built was being excavated.