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A Gardener-Poet’s Mid-Spring

Even though I had severe allergies to pollen and grasses when I was a kid, I grew up doing yard work. Once when my doctor looked at my mother and told her that I didn’t need to be doing yard work, she glared directly at me and said, “Don’t even think about it . . . ” It is part of our lives, in the Deep South, that things grow and must be managed, trimmed, cut back, dug up, and otherwise handled. And yard work has always been a part… Read more A Gardener-Poet’s Mid-Spring