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What is the difference between dirt and top soil?

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asked Apr 24, 2015 in Home Garden by anonymous
   

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Top soil as more nutrients and is more water absorbant.  Dirt is filler, and is underneath the layer of top soil.  It's important to get the highest quality top soil, because that's where the seed is planted.  A potting soil would give you the highest quality.

answered Mar 19, 2016 by JudyREM Member (380 points)

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