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This November 2012, file photo, shows the view of the bay off Isla Mujeres from the quiet easternmost section of popular North Beach, the perfect spot to lounge lazily while sipping from an ice cold beer or refreshing pina colada. Isla Mujeres, or Island of Women, is a tiny 5-mile-long, half-mile wide island just a half-hour's ferry ride across from Cancun, with far fewer visitors and a much calmer, romantic atmosphere. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers, File)
In this Jan. 2017, file photo, a sword that belonged to General Hugh Mercer is displayed at the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Mercer who was a friend of George Washington fought and died of wounds sustained during the American Revolution. The museum is scheduled to open April 19. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
In this March 2016, file photo, a visitor take pictures of cherry blossom trees in full bloom on the tidal basin in Washington, D.C. The National Cherry Blossom Festival runs March 20-April 16 this year with various Japanese-themed events, though bloom times vary depending on the weather. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
In this March 2016, file photo, spring breakers gather in South Beach, at Miami Beach, Fla. College students relax and have fun during their spring break. Miami remains one of the most popular destinations for spring break. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
In this March 2016, file photo, young baseball fans watch as Texas Rangers center fielder Delino DeShields throws the ball away during the team's spring training baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Ariz. Baseball fans often schedule spring break trips around spring training games for their favorite teams in Arizona or Florida. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Performing a simple assessment of your soil health does not need to involve elaborate analyses. It can generally be performed by developing skills of informed observation and a good understanding of soil characteristics. Most in-field assessments use visual cues, although sensory skills like smell and feel are often included.