But a compost of peat, loam and leaf-soil suits L.
The soil generally is a sandy loam or a strong but friable clay, and very fertile.
size.) loam, such as is suitable for the vine and the fig; this should be used in as rough a state as possible, or not broken small and fine.
The north-west and north-east sections contain some glacial drift but the soil in these parts is not suitable for cultivation except in the larger valleys in the north-west where it is drained by glacial gravel or there is some sandy loam mixed with clay.
Any good free loam is suitable, but a calcareous loam is the best.