If you don't want to learn Spanish, don't. *I'd be happy if more Americans would learn English, math, science, geography, . . .
I'm trying to learn Spanish after having failed at German, French & Slovak. *I'm terrible at learning languages, but I'd love to know another one. *I'm having an easier time with Spanish, so far, probably because I hear it so much in this area and my daughter has had a few years of it in school already.
As for ginseng, the actual topic here, I've seen it grown in Wisconsin, where all kinds of off-the-wall crops seem to be grown. *The cultivated form isn't as valuable as the wild, because it grows faster and is less concentrated in whatever ginseng supposedly has. *I'm not positive what soil it was grown in, but am pretty sure it was the same sand that central Wisconsin has in abundance. *And it's under shade cloth that's even heavier than what's used for the shade tobacco grown here & Massachusetts.