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The garden soil is not dirt.

Soil is the loose surface material of the earth in which plants, trees, and scrubs grow. Soil consists of disintegrated rock with a mixture of organic material and soluble salts. - 578
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Question: What is soil?
  Answer: Soil is the loose top layer of the Earth's surface that consists of disintegrated rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter (humus). - 160

Question: What is the purpose of soil?
  Answer: Soil retains water, provides support, and nutrients for plants to grow. - 161

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  Words of Wisdom  

It was planted in a good  soil by great waters, that it might bring forth branches, and that it might bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine.   Ezekiel 17:8 

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Author: Albert Einstein - Id: 2

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

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