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This garden's growing to benefit Ellsworth community

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education Ellsworth, 54011
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

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.

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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.

"A lot of gardens are just now getting planted," School Superintendent Barry Cain said Wednesday, recognizing community garden organizers face the same situation, yet expect its harvest to reap significant benefits.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 15.

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