A (well-mulched) garden romance, early rising is great, early rising is awful, “To Own Something Beautiful”, “My Best Mother’s Day”, “Digging Dogs” … and more!
This back issue of The Weeder’s Digest includes the following gardening stories and tales:
Strawberries at Dawn
The joys of early rising.
Rebuttal of the Late Riser
Oh, give it—and yourself—a rest.
My Best Mother’s Day
Son, can we make this a tradition?
“Ah, the Mulch!”
“He gave you what?” A gardener’s romance.
The Garden Show
Rooftop daffodils, nuked nasturtiums, prancing peacocks—this is gardening?!!
“As If Our Lives … ”
A gardener’s need to set down roots.
To Own Something Beautiful
It was well worth the price. A moving Depression-era tale.
An Amish farmer remembers his father—and his trees.
The World According to James “Cool” Thomas
A toddler writes a garden book.
Death to Digging Dogs
The Sign on the Gate
“I hope you won’t, but fear …”
Five O’Clock Traffic
Finding garden peace in the midst of …
Of Bulbs and Bodies
Comparing plant parts to human parts may help us understand both.
Snapping Turtle Tales
Mike McGrath gets in trouble again.
Tough as Tardas
Lesson of aging … and spring.