How the Neighborhood Sump Can Be a Garden of Beauty

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Spent dandelion. Photo by Marie A Bailey

I don’t have a garden, unless you consider 15 potted plants to be a garden, which I suppose they could be but maybe that can be a story for another day.

I define the word garden rather loosely. A couple of blocks from my house sits a stormwater facility. (I keep calling it a pond and my engineer husband…



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Marie A Bailey

Life-long writer. Three-cat mama. Introvert who loves solitude. Fledgling nature photographer. You can also find me at