29 thoughts on “Trying to smell like dirt

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  2. In the name of all clematis I take great offence to be titled with ‘smell like dirt’….. πŸ˜‰
    I was shocked to see that title and the photo joined in one post, when it came up in my mails this Monday morning. Then – I understood – but still don’t like it. When I garden in spring, it’s not the smell of dirt but new life, the exhaustion of having done my back out/in (choose), smears of earth on my face…. but that’s not dirt, that’s soil, goodness – and who the heck knows how many years we’re still ‘entitled’ to know that smell…. Margaret Atwood never minced her words, I know, but in this singular case, she should have been choosing differently. Just saying πŸ™‚
    Happy gardening – here it’s raking leaves, scrubbing moss off the stone benches, and the smell of autumn and decay.

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