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For years I was a production grower, planting everything in rows or squares to maximize output.

Last column I smugly mentioned that we were finally done with freezing and it was safe to start setting out the tenders.

We are right in the middle of high spring. All the plants and trees are looking their very best.

Because it has been oddly chilly for April and May, the spring ornamental bushes and trees are behaving the way they did decades ago.

Covid has made me a complainer. First, I whine when it’s cold and wet.

Too bad the weather does not respond to criticism because it’s been getting plenty of it lately.

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