Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It's great, unless there's an earthquake

This is a scene from a fantastic market in Berkeley, CA., earlier this summer. Bins of heirloom tomatoes, buckets of sunflowers, and more beautiful fruits, vegetables and other goodies than you can imagine. Coming from Philadelphia, I consider every moment of summer in northern California a gift. Unless there's an earthquake, of course.

It's great, unless there's an earthquake

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This is a scene from a fantastic market in Berkeley, CA., earlier this summer. Bins of heirloom tomatoes, buckets of sunflowers, and more beautiful fruits, vegetables and other goodies than you can imagine. Coming from Philadelphia, I consider every moment of summer in northern California a gift. Unless there's an earthquake, of course.

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Ginny Smith, a Philadelphia native, joined the Inquirer at 1985. After stints as both reporter and editor in the city and suburbs, she’s been happily writing – and learning - about gardening full time since 2006. She’s won two silver medals of achievement from the national Garden Writers Association and in 2011, Bartram’s Garden honored her with its Green Exemplar award for her stories about “the region’s deeply rooted horticultural history, cultural attractions and bountiful gardens.” She plays in her own – mostly - bountiful garden in East Falls. Reach Virginia A. at vsmith@phillynews.com .

Virginia A. Smith Inquirer Staff Writer
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