Originally Posted by WayneJessie
I was raised up in Hamlet, NC which is about 45 minutes from you and that sand will suck up water as fast as it falls. It can literally rain 3" and the next day be dusty dry. I live in Asheboro now and the red clay here is a whole different animal. I've worn rubber boots all summer long because of the rain.
This is a perfect example of difference in soil types and how it affects the soils moisture retention and relieving capabilities.