What do we mean by ‘soil can be worked?’
In spring heavy snows can take a long time to melt and the soil even longer to drain.
The phrase, “soil can be worked”, means that when you scoop up some typical garden soil, it is crumbly, not a mucky mud ball. Workable soil will stick together somewhat but not as an impenetrable clod. You won’t be able to squeeze water out of it but it will hold together.
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