If you enjoy gardening it’s worth considering improving the quality of the topsoil in your backyard. After all, plants rely on topsoil, the uppermost layer of the earth’s surface for water and necessary nutrients. The more organic matter it has, the darker the soil will look (like what you may see sold in bags or bulk as “black dirt”). This type of dirt is very easy to dig in and support healthy plant growth. The right mix provides nutrients, allows for good drainage, and lets enough air reach the roots, creating an ideal place for plants to grow.