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When One is Enough

  The Story of the Lone Fig Our potted fig tree—the third since moving to a new house—is an adolescent Lattrula fig (Ficus carica). All summer we watered the fig, and I cooed at its growing leaves, which became the … Continue reading

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Garden Fever

When I have spare moments I bike to our local garden store Thick with greenery and Tchotchkes made of brass and glass, Ornaments molded overseas To make your garden festive Like Christmas   And walk aisle after aisle Coveting the … Continue reading

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