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Twenty Reasons NOT to Garden and WHY I IGNORE THEM ALL with Garden Humorist Luke Ruggenberg

May 18, 2018

Luke Ruggenberg is on the show today. Luke is the author of Twenty Reasons Not To Garden (And Why I Ignore Them All) and it was that clever book title that lead me to buy Luke’s book and then track him down on Twitter and get him to be a guest on the show.     Luke…

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The handwriting is mine. I write it on my iPad pro in Adobe Sketch. Then I airdrop the image to my Mac.

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