Speaking of the NWF…

…as we have this week, I've been meaning to share this little gem from Dear Abby. It's so rare that she gets a gardening letter!   Dear Abby, I have very nice neighbors who believe in leaving the wild and natural growth on their property. They have posted a sign that claims it to be […]

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Posted by on February 2, 2012 at 5:31 am   This post has 20 responses.

An Open Letter to Disappointed Brides Everywhere

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York couple sued a florist for $400,000 for using the wrong color flowers at their wedding — a mistake the newlyweds said caused them "extreme disappointment, distress and embarrassment."     Dear Disappointed Bride, I know how hard you worked to come up...

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Posted by on October 18, 2007 at 8:33 am   This post has 23 responses.

What Would Dr. Bleedingheart Say?

Spotted in Dear Abby: DEAR ABBY: I am a 79-years-young woman living in my own home with my 84-year-old husband, "Jack." Jack was an avid gardener who enjoyed tending our large yard full of roses, fruit trees, and a variety of flowers and vegetables. During the past year, however,...

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Posted by on August 13, 2007 at 5:03 am   This post has 13 responses.

Gardener Resents Shakedown

(Editor’s Note: Why run our own questions when our nation’s syndicated columnists are already getting all the good ones?  This ran in Dear Abby; our own Dr. Bleedingheart responds.) Dear Dr. Bleedingheart, I spend lots of time and money on my flower garden. While I’m outside working, it is...

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Posted by on September 27, 2006 at 6:35 am   This post has 14 responses.

Uppity Gardeners Ostracized, Stolen From

Dear Rehabber, Tulips and marigolds?  We’re going to need to see a picture of that, but is it possible that your neighbors were just trying to save you from a horticultural fashion faux pas? Plant selection aside, it’s no fun to have flowers ripped out of your front yard. ...

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Posted by on August 28, 2006 at 6:59 am   This post has 3 responses.

Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

Dear Dr. Bleedingheart, I’ve been thinking about quitting my job as a software engineer and going to work in a nursery or a greenhouse.  I wouldn’t even mind working for a landscaper, taking care of people’s yards.  I’m tired of sitting in an office all day, and the money...

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Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

Dear Dr. Bleedingheart, I got married last June, and don’t get me wrong, we’re very happy.  But lately I’ve made an awful discovery–my beloved hates tomatoes.  Absolutely hates them.  Won’t touch them, not on a sandwich, not in a salad, not even on a pizza.  She says they’re slimy...

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Posted by on May 24, 2006 at 3:06 pm   This post has 3 responses.
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