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Late summer color

Adirondack reds, dragon beans, small tomatoes (not sure of varieties) There’s still plenty in the garden, but recently I have been delighting in the often unexpected hues found in the produce we ...

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Pick Up Both Shovel and Fork!

Heavy for a gardener, but not for a 52 year-old American Friend of Rant Christopher C of Outside Clyde is the rare exception that proves the rule: He grows beautiful vegetables, but feels ...

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The Discovery of Daylily World

Folks living along Gilberts Creek Road, a few miles south of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, must have wondered what was going on this weekend. Twelve tour buses rambled down the country road to visit ...

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Learning to say goodbye—with pleasure

These hydrangeas, lilies, phlox, and so on used to be raspberry bushes. Death is  part of life, but this  fact is accepted with difficulty and nowhere more so than among gardeners. Perennials ...

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Thanks for the memories!

The four of us in my garden, 2007 Ah, the early days of garden blogging. I started in 2005. Facebook was about a year old; Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest were yet to ...

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