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The Weeds are Laughing Again

Who says gardening isn’t fun? Not the weeds. “Look at her, down on her knees again. At least she knows who her bosses are.” Sometimes they cut me some slack, and I think I have reclaimed ground. How tidy! I … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Garden

The other day I turned my back on the garden—just for a moment, mind you. Well doggone it, that corn grew as high as an elephant’s eye. You are thinking, perhaps, What a bonanza of good eating. Not so. No … Continue reading

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The Weed that can Snare a Gardener

Was I taken in by this one! A very good friend who shall remain nameless gave me this particular weed as a gift. She was as excited to give it as I was to receive it. Marsh marigold, I exclaimed. … Continue reading

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