[gardeners] You *garden* in that???

Liz Albrook (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Mon, 20 Apr 1998 18:55:32 +0000

Pat wrote:

>  Soil: Where I live there is exactly one and one half inches of
> topsoil over either limestone or flint with a deep subsoil of
> either more stone or packed impervious clay.  Sounds fascinating,
> don't it? 

I don't mean to sound like a smart *ss or anything but have you ever 
considered living in a more hospitable area for gardening  -- like 
the Gobi desert or Beaumont or something?  Gardening, even in raised 
beds, sounds like a challenge.  How do you do it?  I know you must 
garden there because you have a relative who tells brags on you a 

I'm not going to complain about the soil here ever again, or at least 
not until the next time I plant something.