Good Soil

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This week I blogged again for Canadian Writers Who Are Christian.


At the library last evening I picked up a book titled 1001 Tips for Canadian Gardeners. My own garden has taken years to get where it is now, and I'm still learning. Two of our three daughters bought new homes in the last year. This year they're still figuring out what to do with the land around their homes.
The soil at both places seems to be heavier, unlike the sandy soil we have. There is a need to emend the soil both places--to lighten and feed it.
Our youngest daughter started to work with her garden area and flower beds last year, pulling out overgrown plants and taming weeds. In some areas, it must feel like a losing battle, but she's added fresh soil to the garden area and likely compost too, and so this year it was ready for a small vegetable garden that is indeed growing well. ...
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