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Man, WV Raised Bed Garden Project

We arrived to an elementary school in Mann, West Virginia through an intense drive sandwiched between the oncoming traffic and the guard rail protecting us from the river.  The task was simple, build four raised garden beds, and use the riverbed dirt to fill them on the elementary school property. What we found was that wasn't exactly easy. The rocky, rooty terrain by the river made excavating the dirt extremely difficult. We tried shovels, pick axes, rakes and crowbars. What was more was that when we filled the wheelbarrow with dirt, the steep hillside between the riverbed and the school made it a two to three person job to get the dirt ...