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Compost turned today. Long-lost kitchen thermometer found. Now if they could only find the measuring cup . . .

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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.

Now, the digging and dividing of perennials, the general autumn cleanup and the planting of spring bulbs are all an act of faith. One carries on before the altar of delayed gratification, until the ground freezes and you canโ€™t do any more other than refill the bird feeder and gaze through the window, waiting for the snow. . . . Meanwhile, it helps to think of yourself as a pear tree or a tulip. You will blossom spectacularly in the spring, but only after the required period of chilling.

~Adrian Higgins in The Washington Post, November 6, 2013

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Meadowlark April 18, 2009, 1:02 pm

Wait. Did you find it IN the composte!!!! That makes me laugh. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Kathy Purdy April 18, 2009, 1:12 pm

Yes, it was in the compost.

Chiot's Run April 15, 2009, 8:01 pm

I always get a good laugh when I find something in there, I have found one of my expensive cutco knives, spoons, and various other funny things.