I think I found my new favorite quote: “Don’t destroy something until you understand why it’s there and what you can learn from it!” 🙂

To Boldly Grow

17 March 2012

“Don’t destroy something until you understand why it’s there and what you can learn from it” – Art

Today we are taken on a tour of the farm, looking at what I now know is more than mere “dirt”.

That stuff is soil folks. Don’t let me hear you call it dirt ever again, well unless it IS dirt, lacking in organic matter and such.

I’m beginning to realize the absolute breadth of things I don’t know. People talk of cover cropping with legumes to build nitrogen in the soil.. WTF consitutes a legume? Also Heavy feeders vs. Light feeders and which vegetable falls in the Brassica family. I’m feeling like i’m back in grade 7 and my brother is trying to explain electrons and protons to me.. (i still don’t get it)

But Art, God bless Art, said something that made sense to me.. “Don’t destroy…

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5 thoughts on “

  1. It is a great quote, all right! Since dirt is an older word than soil, and honourably anglo saxon, I shall keep it. I’ll be the dirt guy.

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