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When I put out my eggplant, tomato and pepper transplants early, I did it while firmly crossing my fingers.  April 20th is our last freeze date for much of Oklahoma, and I was taking my chances.  I was prepared to cover the plants with sheets or empty containers.  I...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, April 5, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann and all planting friends, I hope this Monday finds you with a trowel in one hand and seed packets in the other.  I know I will be as soon as I get my chores out of the way. The fountain was up and running just...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, March 29, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann and all of our friends, Good Morning Sunshines! That’s how my mother would greet me nearly every school day.  I, not a morning person, found her greeting disingenuous, but I’m reminded of it as I watch the sun spread his rosy fingers over the landscape...

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Dear friends and gardeners, March 23, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann and all of other gardening friends, This week’s letter will be more of a postcard from the path than a letter.  Bear turns eleven on Thursday (wait a moment while I cry), and, among other duties, I must bake a red velvet cake, her favorite,...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, March 16, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann and all of our Gardening Friends, Well, Daylight Savings Time began two days ago.  So, today, I’m tired.  You wouldn’t think one little hour could make so much difference, would you? HH walked in the door from work last night with two, blue/green eggs in...

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