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Garden ladies

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Deb Straight standing in the garden between her garage and home.

For many people, gardening is more than just a way to “pretty up” your front and back yards.

They take up the hobby as a way to create a space to relax and take a breather from the busyness of everyday life.

Deb Straight, of rural Logan, and Charlotte Burbridge, of Logan, are two great examples of these type of individuals.

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For both women, the passion for gardening started with a member of their family from two generations earlier, a grandparent.

For Straight, that person was her grandmother. Straight often helped her out.

“I just loved working with her out in the garden,” she said.

Burbridge, of Logan, began to garden at a young age thanks to her grandfather. She used to help him all the time.

“We just always gardened together, grandpa and I,” she said.

Read the rest of this feature story in the June 16 issue of your hometown newspaper, The Twiner-Herald!

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