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Spring is coming, Get out your hoe-a poem

Updated on January 14, 2013
Our SunMan smiling at the roses
Our SunMan smiling at the roses | Source

Get out your hoe!


Spring is coming, just around the corner

My mind wonders “ what shall I do?”

Dig up the ground, add in the mulch

Perhaps start a compost pile or two


Spring is almost here, I haven’t done a thing

I wonder what crop my procrastination will bring’

“You foolish girl” a voice whispers in my head

“If you sit and do nothing you’ll have weeds instead”


Spring has arrived, the sun is shining upon the ground

Daffodils are peaking their little heads to look around

Some things take care of themselves if we allow

Others won’t live without us stepping up now


So I put on my gloves, reach for the shovel

Grab up the rake and the hoe

I’m wearing my old gardening hat on my head

I’ll make the hard ground become a straight row


I can hardly wait to see the green beans arise

Cantaloupes and eggplant a bountiful surprise

This year the new fruit I just have to try

The big square watermelons and berries for a pie


Spring is here and I want you to know

I’m waiting to hear about the food you will grow

As we challenge each other to be farmers as of old

We must not be afraid to step out and be bold


If you hear of something that sounds delicious

Please share the word so we can add it to our dishes!

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    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful hub and I now look forward to so many more by you.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

    • Bettyoverstreet10 profile imageAUTHOR

      Betty (Alawine) Overstreet 

      5 years ago from Vacaville, Ca.

      I hope you are still a Flower man! flowers are a thing of beauty that brings a peace from Our Father! He has given us such beauty to enjoy in our world.

    • Mhatter99 profile image

      Martin Kloess 

      5 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for this. I was a flower man.

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