Cartoons: Pardon My Garden

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Woman dumps excess apples into the trash

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Man wheeling a giant ant into a store
“Hi, Mr. Shultz! How did that plant vitamin work on your garden?”
Al Johns
June 29, 1957

 

Men discussing gardening
“I had phenomenal luck with my garden this year. Not a thing came up.”
Bill Yates
June 19, 1954

 

Women discussing gardening
“First, I spaded the ground, turning under the compost. Then I added nitrogen fertilizer and raked a smooth seedbed. Then I carefully planted them one foot apart and one and a half inches deep, and that’s the last I ever saw of the darned things!”
Walt Wetterberg
June 8, 1957

 

Couple buying plants to plant
“What has big flowers, grows anyplace, and requires no care whatsoever?”
John Gallagher
May 14, 1955

 

Men visiting each other with tomatoes
“Really? And I was just coming over to your house.”
Jerry Marcus
April 28, 1956

 

Giant rose grows in a garden
“It’s not a very big garden but we try to get the most out of it.”
Scott Taber
March 24, 1956

 

Woman dumps excess apples into the trash
Herb Middlecamp
August 18, 1951

 

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  1. I love them all Post editors, but still have my favorite. It’s #4 by John Gallagher. This couple has gone to a Nursery looking for weeds! Maybe it’s my imagination, but the far left plant seems to have eyes expressing shock at the husband’s most disrespectful request.

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