Different types of soil that are rich in nutrients, easy to dig, hold their shape when moist and crumbles easily when it is ready to be planted are needed for a happy healthy vegetable garden.
It is important to consider what the soil composition is especially when choosing a new garden site.
Your vegetable plants need basic nutrients for good plant growth. These need to in the soil and accessible to the plant roots.
Soil composition means the proportion of sand, silt, clay and humus in the soil.
Most soils are a combination of all the above types, however your soil will probably lean towards one of them. This gives you a starting point.
Let me help you determine what your soil type is:
It is not necessary for your vegetable garden to have consistent soil over the whole area. Different vegetables require different amounts of heat, water and nutrients therefore varying types of soil are a good thing.
Do not worry if your soil it not the ideal loam. Soil can always be improved.
Soil testing is the next step in answering "Do you have healthy vegetable garden soil?"