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Fairies and raptors and herbs, oh my!

Container gardening can be a fun, sustainable project

June 3, 2014
By KIM HAYES - Assistant Editor (Juniata Valley Family) , Lewistown Sentinel

When I was a little girl, my grandparents had a huge garden. Row after row of peas, string beans, turnips, lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, pattypan squash - there was even a huge potato field, a strawberry patch and grape vines. If it would grow in Pennsylvania, my grandparents grew it - and I helped. We picked stones in the spring time and tilled the soil. I had my very own me-sized hoe and rake set, for planting and weeding. I helped with watering the plants and boy oh boy was I great at sampling the produce.



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