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Use what you’ve got

Many gardeners, stuck inside, are itchy to go shopping. Emails and catalogs arrive daily, the weather’s still too bad to do much outdoors, and after the pandemic, you have online ordering developed to a fine art. You’re ordering plants anyway, so why not add a tool or two? It’s worthwhile, though, to go shopping in […]

Why is that woman still watering?

My neighbor has set up a gigantic, animated witch balloon (Halloween decorating seems to have escalated this year). Meanwhile, I’ve set up a sprinkler. Deep in October, with the first hard freeze due any day, most people are done with gardening, apart from raking leaves. But I’m still busy with the hose. Why on earth? […]