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    Meaning "Break up all the soil around your roots"

    What is the meaning of phrase "Break up all the soil around your roots"?

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    Re: Meaning "Break up all the soil around your roots"

    What is the context?

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    Re: Meaning "Break up all the soil around your roots"

    It could mean to make something infertile or unprofitable, but the context is important.

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    Re: Meaning "Break up all the soil around your roots"

    Is this a gardening instruction?

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