Flint and Steel
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Flint and Steel

Sparks Prompt #21 — Green or black thumb?

My Chartreuse Thumb

A gardening essay

I remember the previous owner of my townhome telling me, “The HOA’s responsible for all landscaping, except the small area around the patio. But, their gardeners are atrocious and mostly only mow and blow. They have no idea how to trim and never plant anything, not even to replace dead landscaping. I do my



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