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September 1, 2012 5:00 AM

Gardener’s almanac (Sept. 1)

Rain energy – I was so energized by the rain last Saturday that I rearranged the living room and cleaned the entire house that day. As the week wore on, I noticed how much better my containers seemed to stay moist. I didn’t water until Thursday. Rain is always better than “fake water” – the term used by Nathaniel Barton, the native-plant grower you read about on Page 1C.

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