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The Humble Gardener

At University of Illinois Extension, our volunteers are at our core. Hear their voice on this volunteer driven blog.
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Growing Up with Pole Beans

We are avid gardeners so we like to grow our own veggies. What Chip, my gardening partner, and I have found, however, is as we- ahem-age, we need to find better methods of gardening. I don't mind crawling around on the ground to plant, but I have found that in the past couple of gardening seasons, I have become the old joke: as long as I'm on the ground, I look for other things to do down there...

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