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Article: Ruth Stout - Gardening Stalwart: Regrets

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nancy902
Hernando, FL

July 30, 2010
2:58 PM

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Many years ago, when I lived in Connecticut, I learned that Ruth Stout lived in the next town,
Redding, which was only a few miles away from me. I passed her home many times and
wondered what her backyard garden looked like. Being an organic gardener, my husband
thought I should knock on her door, but I felt I would be intruding. I did not do so, but I'll bet
if I did she would have welcomed me. This is one of my regrets, having the opportunity to
meet Ruth Stout and learn and talk about gardening.
jeannette1940
west palm beach, FL
(Zone 10a)

August 1, 2010
11:51 AM

Post #8011213

Nancy, you should just gone up and knocked on the door. A lot of us from
danbury, use to stop by for a visit and were always welcomed. Jeannettte Umatilla fla.
tcfromky
Mercer, PA
(Zone 5a)

August 2, 2010
6:55 PM

Post #8014408

I think it's great that you got to meet her Jeannette. And I regret that you didn't Nancy. That's how it goes sometimes. I bet she would've welcomed you too!

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