(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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You won't need to do any digging until the end of the season, when you can gradually remove the plastic bags and work the topsoil into your native soil.
Bagged topsoil isn't cheap, and sometimes it isn't even as good as your native soil.
If your native soil is poor, you may decide to hire a landscaping company to bring in a load of soil to spread out where you want permanent garden beds.
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.
The galvanized wire basket can corrode if your native soils or runoff has a low pH ("acid").