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HEAVY win­ter frosts can be used to im­prove and lighten heavy soils. Roughly dig the ground to leave the soil in large, ex­posed clods. Dur­ing ex­tra- cold nights they freeze solid, then thaw dur­ing the day. This al­ter­nate freez­ing and thaw­ing makes clay soils more fri­able while also killing peren­nial weed roots.

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