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Fredericksburg, VA
(Zone 7b)

December 24, 2007
8:32 AM

Post #4323898

What a lovely article. I'm sitting here chuckling! Thanks for sharing your little "deer" venture!
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

December 24, 2007
11:19 AM

Post #4323976

so cute!!
Amelia Island, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 24, 2007
12:25 PM

Post #4324015

I love it! Please post pictures of your papavers when in bloom!
Frederick, MD
(Zone 6a)

December 24, 2007
2:49 PM

Post #4324244

Thank you all - what fun, eh? I'll be sure to share some photos this spring and thanks for reading and commenting :)



Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

December 24, 2007
4:06 PM

Post #4324384

I love it! Lovely and informative too. Nicely done! Merry Christmas.
Efland, NC
(Zone 7a)

December 24, 2007
4:07 PM

Post #4324387

Hehehe...right there with there, from sowing the seeds to scaring the deer!

Perhaps there'll be a sequel come Springtime, eh!!?

Marshall Islands
(Zone 11)

December 24, 2007
9:15 PM

Post #4324928

Dea, how adorable! Great fun!



(Zone 7a)

December 25, 2007
2:05 AM

Post #4325311

Your poem hit the spot - right between the antlers :) Thank you, Dea
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

December 25, 2007
5:08 AM

Post #4325592

This is destined to be as much of a classic as the original. I love this poem and I can just picture it all...And I don't know how you made all those Latin names fit like that. You're a Master Wordsmith!

Thanks for the smile tonight. =D

This message was edited Dec 25, 2007 12:09 AM
Brandon, MS
(Zone 8a)

December 25, 2007
1:01 PM

Post #4325829

A familiar poem by Clement Clark Moore, "Twas' the Night Before Christmas," was published for the first time on December 23, 1823 by a New York newspaper, the Sentinel. Since then, the poem has been reprinted, translated into innumerable languages and circulated throughout the world.

Likewise, a poem by Dea O'Hopp, "Twas' the night before sowing," was published for the first time on December 24, 2007 in Dave's Garden, a reknown and vibrant community of 341,914 members. Since then the poem has circulated in a common language throughout the world!

A literary work of art -- charming, innovative, and darn right cute. Way to go, Dea!!!

Frederick, MD
(Zone 6a)

December 25, 2007
1:33 PM

Post #4325860

oh my Martha, why thank you! Only here at Dave's Garden, would anyone get such inspiration; we are one fun bunch of gardeners, eh?

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Neato! tabby7 1 Dec 24, 2007 2:50 PM
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