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Definition of dig

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Definition as written by Terry:

A basic gardening task, usually accomplished with a hand tool such as a shovel, spade

Digging is done to aerate the soil, mix in fertilizer or soil amendments, or otherwise create a soil that can be planted in. See double digging for a more advanced method

Digging can also refer to the act of removing a plant from the soil, either to divide and replant it, or to discard it.

Definition as written by neeheeheerichee:

1. to move earthlike materials from one surface to another, esp. removing soil from below sea level.
2. to like something ( I can dig it )

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