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On Sun, 23 Mar 2008 19:04:46 -0400, "EXT"

"Nate Nagel" wrote in message
Edwin Pawlowski wrote:
"Nate Nagel" wrote in message

Question is, what do I do with the excess sand/clay that I removed? I do
have plans at some vague point in the future to put in some flagstone
walkways, can I just save this stuff for that? If the answer is "maybe,"
how do I evaluate it to see whether it's suitable or not? If it's not,
how the hell do I get rid of it? I've had a hard enough time getting rid
of the "good stuff" where I've wanted to do so, I assume I'd have to pay
someone to haul off simple fill, but I don't know where to start.

There are always people looking for clean fill. I often see signs in
yards "clean fill wanted" You just have a logistics problem to get it
from your place to theirs. Try putting an ad in a local free shopper
paper and you may get some takers.

You'd think, but no. Even the topsoil, which I've been giving away, has
been a hassle with all but a few people. I'd put an ad on Craigslist and
people would want me to load and deliver 50 miles away. All I want is
someone to show up, help me shovel it into my truck (that way they can see
what they're getting and I won't be completely worn out,) and then I'll
drive it to their house, but apparently that's too much work for some

Been there, done that. I grew a surplus amount of vegetables, offered them
free to friends, particularly those with low income, pick the fruit or pull
the vegetable and it is yours, free.

That was too much trouble or work, they wanted me up pick, wash and deliver.
No way, I'll let it rot, and they can pay store prices.

My friend tells me the story of his grandfather. Up at dawn, they have
breakfast. Out in the garden/farm; my friend just wants to play and do
no work!

At lunch, he gets a glass of sweet iced tea. His pappy told him, if
you don't grow it you don't eat!

He is one on the hardest workers I know today