Who me, Rant?

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I try to be good, just like my mother raised me. But sometimes I just can’t help myself. A couple of days ago, The Wall Street Journal printed an article that really annoyed me. So I had myself a good rant. Only, I didn’t publish it here. I became a “guest ranter” at Garden Rant.

If you’ve never visited Garden Rant, it’s a blog written by three gardening women who carry on, clamor, cry, declaim, fume, harangue, pop off, rage, rail, rave, scold, sound off, and yes, rant–usually with good humor, but always with an important point:

Gardening MATTERS.

About the Author

Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

In its own way, frost may be one of the most beautiful things to happen in your garden all year . . . Don’t miss it. Like all true beauty, it is fleeting. It will grace your garden for but a short while this morning. . . . For this moment, embrace frost as the beautiful gift that it is.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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jacqi roberts August 28, 2006, 10:17 am

The Hosta (20 year old at least) around the front of the house looked especially fine , with full flowering…. I have company coming for the Labor Day weekwnd so I felt pretty good. Guess what!! This morning went out to get the paper and one plant on each side was flattenened (raccoons,maybe)… Didnt you hear me screaming??