(someone's) native soil

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(someone's) native soil

The country or geographical area in which someone was born and/or raised. Though I've spent most of my adult life in London, it's always nice to return to my native soil of Shanghai, if even for just a few days.
See also: native, soil
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Use peat moss, especially if the pH of your native soil is above 6 (a soil test kit can tell you).
If your native soil is too hard or rocky to amend easily bring in topsoil that contains at least one-third organic matter by volume.
Strawberries don't like salty soil or water; if your native soil is alkaline, plant them in imported topsoil.
The galvanized wire basket can corrode if your native soils or runoff has a low pH ("acid").