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On Walden Pond

Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

1859: Henry David Thorough wrote of finding a small cranberry bush with a few tiny berries, just enough for a sauce for one person.

Someone did Thoreau research to discover this tidbit...

Benton, KY(Zone 7a)

Good catch...our spell checkers have persisted with insisting that this is correct. We thought that we'd caught them all. (Thoreau is a good garden history source...he has items on several dates)

Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

Those darn computers anyhow! I guess you have to do a thorough "replace all" on that one.

Oh, for the days of having to bust out the multi-volume set of ye olde Oxford English Dictionary...

Calgary, AB(Zone 3a)

^_^ Tee Hee no worries. It's just great that DG has Garden History! Thanks again Melody for all your hard work!

Odessa, TX

Gotta be right for the computer to look up, guessing is not in its repetoire! ha ha kaesop at

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