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How to Weed a Neglected Garden

On hoes and trowels, spurge and memory, nourishment and resolve

photo by writer — SPURGE
  1. Get dressed in your very best farmer gear: lightweight cotton clothing, solid shoes, sunhat, and thick leather gloves. Procure a hoe. Imagine yourself as Old MacDonald — sturdy and strong and prepared to take on the wicked world of weeds. Look over your garden, the tomatoes, the zucchini, the green beans…

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The DIY Diaries publishes autobiographical stories of your DIY projects. Topics include arts and crafts, self-publishing, gardening, home decor and renovation, cooking, organizing, event planning, indie biz, and more. How-to is OK if based on stuff you’ve done. No generic advice.

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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.

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