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We're Digging It

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    "The hillsides are covered in Large-Flowered Trillium, Jack-in-the Pulpits, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn, Dogtooth Violets and many, many others,"
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    What a cruel trick the weather played on all the daffodils and hummingbirds that have now been spotted in Indiana.
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    Last Sunday was a beautiful day to work in the garden. I triple hoed my vegetable garden and buried a soak hose in preparation for the upcoming season.
Chris Shatto

Mia guards the sweet corn

This is Mia, an Italian greyhound, guarding the sweet corn at the Historic West Main Street Farmer's Market this summer. She found a nice and cool place to rest on one of the hottest days of the summer.

Chris Shatto lives in Fort Wayne.

Pick ‘em and pose

Pick your favorite produce and pose with it. Send your favorite shot to and put “Veggies” in the subject line. Photos should be in jpeg format.

Please include your name, the name of the posing person or pet, type of produce, where you live, a phone number (and a brief description of what you do to make that tomato all plump and delicious, if you would like).

Photos will be posted on The Journal Gazette’s gardening blog, We’re Digging It, and might be featured in The Dirt column by Anne Gregory.

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer), Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer), Frank Noonan (copy editor) and Cathie Rowand (photographer)