Terroir: Does this Affect My Garden?

What is Terroir?

If you are not a wine connoisseur, you may not have heard the word “terroir” (pronounced “tehr wahr”).  It refers to the effects the physical growing environment of a grape can have on the flavor of wine. There are many different variables to think of when discussing the physical growing environment. For instance, topography, sunlight, climate, and soil quality can have a major impact on the flavor profiles of the wine. Grapes that were grown at 4,000 feet above sea level have a higher acidity than those grown at a lower altitude. Grapes grown in a season with more rain will taste different than grapes grown with less rain. These variables can change from year to year, making it difficult for wine-makers to ensure their wine tastes the same every year.

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Terroir in My Garden?

What if I told you that this theory applies to your own garden? Though the altitude, temperature, and precipitation may be the same in both your garden and your neighbor’s, the produce that is harvested will have different flavor profiles. The amount of sunlight and the soil type will affect the taste of your produce. Unfortunately, you can’t plan for the amount of sunlight or rain your plants receive, or the altitude of your garden, or the climate in your area. However, there is one variable that you can control. The quality of your soil. Planting your produce in a higher quality soil will give the fruits and vegetables a very rich flavor. Your neighbors will all be wondering what makes your fruits and vegetables taste so much better than theirs!

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Ensure Your Produce Tastes AMAZING Every Year!

You can be sure your produce has never tasted better with BigYellowBag’s Black Garden Soil! The perfect mixture that comes in that BigYellowBag will make your plants thrive like you’ve never seen before. Our soil maintains great drainage and also retains moisture well. Filtering the soil ensures it has a light and fluffy texture. While you begin to plan your gardens for the next growing season, keep in mind the affect terroir has on your produce. To learn more about why BigYellowBag is your best option, click here! Ensure the variables you can control are up to the standards you expect. Order your BigYellowBag of Black Garden Soil today!

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