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IN THE GARDEN

THE GARDEN In Melbourne, where I grew up, there is topsoil, no frosts and flat terrain. Gardening in Castlemaine has required learning about hills, frost and not only a lack of topsoil, but hydrophobic soil which is bone dry after a thunderstorm, more like dust. The only way to counter this challenge is to import soil and to build retaining walls.    BACKGROUND I learnt […]