- Category: Graham's Gardening Diary
- Published on Saturday, 14 March 2009 19:13
- Written by Graham
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Our next door neighbour, Mrs. Vollick, is a quiet little old lady who has a passion for gardening. Unfortunately, she has little imagination and a lot of shade so her garden is almost all ferns. Tall ferns, short ferns, ostrich ferns, every kind of fern you can imagine. This little old lady is also very stubborn and when anyone gives her suggestions on how to add colour to her garden she yells and screams so that no one ever comes to her house during the gardening season, afraid they may offend her and her bland garden. Last week, our youngest daughter while playing in our backyard, innocently commented that "Wouldn't it be nice if Mrs. Vollick had some colourful flowers in her garden". Well Mrs. Vollick overheard our daughter and said very loudly "With 'fronds' like this who needs 'Anemones'?