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I am absolutely not an expert here, however I would guess that the 24-hour time period Is really all you need. So I'm guessing you have no clay.
Let's ask Bryant Redhawk.
 
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Mel, sorry not to reply sooner. There may be no clay. What did you determine?
 
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I just did a soil test using the method from Clemson University.  Looks like I have 60% sand and 40% clay.  

I will be using this as an earth bag filled wall to surround my blueberries.

Looks like I have to add something to the mix.  

Would pea gravel (limestone mostly) be ok or should I do sand?
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soil test after 24 hours - no silt.
soil test after 24 hours - no silt.
 
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Dennis Bangham I would post these results and ask this question in the Earthbag forum in the Building Forum.
 
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