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Rooted, But Limitless

  I've been learning a few things about raising humans, while working on growing plants. One year ago we decided to start a big garden project at our house here in Thailand. The soil around our house is mostly hard red clay, with a very thin layer of composted plant matter on top. It's a less than ideal environment for many plants. The first things we planted came up quickly, and died just as quickly, wilting in the heat without enough water, and then rotting as they flooded when the heavy rains came. I want something pretty and functional, flowers and lettuce and cabbages, but those can't grow in our soil right now, and survive our hot season. But Aaron has been learning from our mistakes and thinking more long term, about creating the soil itself.                   He's been researching permaculture, restoration agriculture principles, biology, how plants grow. Whenever Aaron learns something he dives deep, and learns everything he can about it. And then I get the dig


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