Does this "lie" connect to "that you were a fine gardener"? I mean "lie" and "told" both have "that you were a find gardener" as a object?
10)"What's wrong, Francisco?”Grandpa asked. "We left the weeds and took out the plants. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener," said Francisco. "We should not lie to get work. We will come back tomorrow to do the work again. Tell him," Grandpa said.