For and about gardeners, "Diggin' Dirt" offers 20 pages of poems with lively illustrations. Author Jean Oaks, a master gardener, combined her poems with watercolor drawings by artist Angela Burket, a fellow master gardener. Oaks peppers her poems with humor and the joys and tribulations of gardening. Topics include the miracle of seeds, early morning, broccoli, snakes, kudzu and wildlife who lunch. Burket and Oaks are members of Albemarle EMC and live in Hertford. Published by Perquimans Publishing in Hertford. Softcover, 20 pages, $13.95.
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