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Ask any gardener this season and they'll say it's been a long time coming.

A colder-than-normal spring contributed to a delay in planting throughout this area. However, the payoff from any wait, no matter the reason, is expected to be huge for at least one garden.


Ellsworth's community garden went into the ground late last month after almost two years of planning. The plot is on the west side of the local high school near the school's greenhouse.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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