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Re: Re: lefty's

I use a fork too Marge.  Much better for digging in clay and mixing in soil amendments.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Marge Talt
Sent: 6/29/2004 4:04:16 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] lefty's

> > From: Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
> > LOL - In my horrible clay I'm usually jumping up and down on the
> shovel
> > with both feet.  
> ----------
> :-)  That's why I prefer a heavy duty garden fork to a shovel or
> spade for digging...it will get into that concrete without having to
> jump on it with both feet.  I use shovel to remove the loose soil,
> but just can't get anywhere trying to dig with one.  Even if the clay
> isn't rock hard, my soil is full of roots and rocks, so there's
> always something to whang a shovel against.
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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