Soil Texture Activity Post Lab What are the percentages of each mineral in your soil? sandsiltclayUsing your soil triangle, determine what type of soil you have (or tested): Based on your results, pick which of the following 3 plants you would plant in your own garden and provide a sentence or two to defend your pick. Blanket Flower- These plants actually require excellent drainage, which makes them quite resistant to drought. The bright, warm-colored blooms appear from mid-summer to early fall. Armenian Cranesbill- Brilliant magenta flowers with contrasting dark eyes are produced throughout the summer on tall clumps of delicately cut, bright green foliage which turns red in spring and autumn. One of the best plants for a consistently moist soil. It needs a great amount of nutrients. The roots are strong. Carrots- are fairly fussy growers. They love light, stone free, well drained, fertile soils with plenty of well rotted organic matter in them. Rich sandy peaty soils are perfect in providing the best conditions for the carrot roots to penetrate deeply and to swell. Choice: Explanation: What are some problems that you predict your soil may give?