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You can bury a lot of troubles by digging in the dirt. — unknown more

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Eat leeks in March and wild garlic in May, and all the year after physicians may play. —Old Welsh Rhyme more

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Suzi Parron is the author of “Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement” and “Following the Barn Quilt Trail.” more

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My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. —Mitch Hedberg more

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I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. —Nathaniel Hawthorne more

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It's easy to feel wonder-struck in a garden - especially if you cultivate delight. -Diane Ackerman more

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To rot is to live… —Thorpe Moeckel more

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The name daisy comes from “day’s eye” because the flower is only open during the day and closes up at night. ~Wikipedia more

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How a "back-to-the-land hippie homesteader" built a collection of plants in demand all over the country. more

Features

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"To sleep, perchance to dream..." -Shakespeare's "Hamlet" more

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That time of year thou mayest in me behold, when yellow leaves, or none, or few do hang upon the boughs which shake against the cold. Bare ruined choirs where late the sweet birds sang….William Shakespeare Sonnet 73 more

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All through autumn we hear a double voice: one says everything is ripe; the other says everything is dying. The paradox is exquisite. We feel what the Japanese call "aware"-an almost untranslatable word meaning something like "Beauty tinged with sadn more

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When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant. ~author unknown more

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"Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without..." - New England Proverb more

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"The fair-weather gardener, who will do nothing except when the wind and weather and everything else are favorable, is never master of his [her] craft." - Henry Ellacombe more

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See Ginny Neil's recipe for Grape Pie, taken from her March/April "Grape Joy" article. more

Food & Flavors

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Where flowers bloom, so does hope. —Lady Bird Johnson more

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“Plants want to grow; they are on your side as long as you are reasonably sensible.” —Anne Wareham more

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Inheritance is bountiful when it comes to heirloom seeds that can be passed down the generations. more

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“When God blesses the harvest, there is enough for the thief as well as the gardener.” –Polish Proverb more

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