TABLE OF CONTENTS
What to do when the neighbor’s toddler
pees on your plants?
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My companions when I needed some most.
The plants make me grow them.
Partners in Gardening
Gardening was Husband’s thing—not mine! Until . . .
Does dowsing really work? One gardener’s experiments.
Way too much of a good thing.
All I Wanted was a Wheelbarrow
But between my husband and the internet . . .
“Thank God the Tree Hit the House!”
Mike McGrath’s Hurricane Sandy misadventure.
Before the Swallow Dares
Spring comes when the earth—not the
The Rise of Female Gardening
The woman who got women into gardening.
Swimming Pool Tiller
The Complete Idiot isn’t complete.
Ask My Garden
Contributing Editor Geoff Taylor’s garden tells the truth . . . about him.
Enjoying a garden while there’s time.
Child of Spring
Daffodils remain. Children don’t.
. . . including . . .
To laugh often and much; to win the respect
of intelligent people and the affection of children;
to earn the appreciation of honest critics, and
endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate
beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the
world a bit better, whether by a healthy child,
a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
to know even one life has breathed easier because
you lived.That is to have succeeded.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson