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Saving the garden from saltwater damage
Much of Long Island, especially the South Shore and East End, was inundated with salt water when high tides encroached upon landscapes during superstorm Sandy. Left alone, the salt will form a hard crust and end up completely dehydrating the soil, so you must move to flush it out.
Depending on the exposure, it may be too late to save your plants, but for the health of the soil and your future...