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I live in South Texas. the soil where I live is awful– full of rocks and sticky like clay. What can I do? I love to garden.

We just moved here have lived in S. Tx. all my life never had a problem like this. Love the new house but having a nice yard is driving me crazy. It is also full of weeds rocks and just awful clay like soil. What do I need to do?


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#1 Comment By GKH_Susan On 09/19/2019 @ 11:47 pm

You have your work cut out for you. You will need to add amendments to the soil to combat the clay and remove weeds by eco friendly means or with an herbicide. Raking can help remove much of the rocks. Or you can go with raised beds with new soil. Here are articles that should help:

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