“Ow, My Back!”, “My Garden Within”, “The Ten Laws of Gardening”, “Tree Time”, “Hijacked by a Hoe?”, “Gardening with Nicole” … and much more!
This back issue of The Weeder’s Digest includes the following gardening stories and tales:
The Doves of Dewey Street
How can they work so hard?
“Ow, My Back!”
Why did I ever try to move that spruce?
Hijacked by a Hoe?
OK, I should have known better. Much better.
An 81-year-old woman waits for her first apple to ripen.
My Mind, My Garden
The similarities are downright frightening.
Like a Deer with Head Lice
Mike McGrath battles—No!—deer.
Gardening with Nicole
She’ll be missed.
Sherlock Jones and the Murder of Crows
A garden mystery story.
My Garden Within
The place where anything was possible.
Be Here at Noon
A truly beautiful poem about gardening and 9/11.
The “rinds” of trees are good for many things.
The Ten Laws of Gardening
1. The best way to ensure rain is to give the garden a good soaking.
The Last Leaf
A tale of illness, a plant, and sacrifice by the American short-story master, O. Henry.
Plant trees and you’re in for the long haul.