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By Bev Wieler

Garden babies are growing


July in the garden brings on another pace for me. I sort of slow down and look at what is blooming out my kitchen window.

I've hustled through the previous months planting, watering and weeding. The weeding and watering doesn't stop, but on this particular morning, the chores don't seem as demanding.

Sitting under the patio awning I'm placing flower blooms on the paper of phone books. It's time to preserve some of those special blossoms.

Pressing flowers is an old art and I'm hoping an eight-year-old granddaughter learns to enjoy it as much as I do.

At their peak bloom, flowers are clippe...

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