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Yes, you can...have a garden in the fall

A preview of coming attractions: Last month, amid Katrina madness, I talked with a lot of very enthusiastic folks about community gardening. Which happens to be on the rise, what with the financial apocalypse and all.

Their summer harvests are ending. But fall planting is underway - wonderful lettuces, among them. Yes, I know that's not what's in the picture. I'm just excited about lettuce season, okay?

In the coming days, I'll have some stories about community gardens bursting at the seams, with crops, demand, community, musicians, artists, social networking, dogs and cats, living together. Check back for more!