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MOUNTAIN VIEW: Growing season

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Posted: Sunday, January 6, 2013 3:31 pm

They began arriving in December this year, bringing into stuffy, over-stewed winter homes their snappy harsh herbs and sunny roses and morning glory vines, quaint old color-wash drawings of yellow squashes and red peppers, tomatoes and peas and watering cans among their pages.

They brought potted lime trees and pines, mosses and ferns, arbors ponderous and shady with grapes and snow-tumble clematis, yellow jonquils and misty clouds of purplish weeping cherry and sunny forsythia and pastel-pink red bud.

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