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Worm Quiz: Test your knowledge by answering true or false to the following questions.


1. Earthworms surface in the rain so they don’t drown. 2. There are no native Canadian earthworms. 3. Earthworms can live a good six years. 4. Earthworms lay about 100 eggs at a time. 5. Earthworms live on dirt. 6. If frozen, an earthworm will die. 7. If you cut an earthworm in half, each half will regenerate into a whole earth- worm.


8. Worm castings are indistinguishable from the soil around them. 9. Earthworms breathe. 10. Earthworms have no eyes so they cannot detect light.


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Dear Dorothy, Just a quick note to let you know


Send us your photos! Here is your chance to show off


your favourite flowers. We want to know what you are growing this year. From brazen blooms to the delicate and demure, send us photos of your favourites. Send your submissions to:


tania@pegasuspublications.net and visit us online at localgardener.net to view what others are sending in. Don't forget to check our next issue to see if your photo made it into the magazine.


4 • Summer 2015


how much we enjoy your magazine. Last year you ran an article on Lyme disease. Three weeks before that issue came out my husband had a tick bite that turned into a bullseye. Until your article we had no idea why. We put him on a strong dose of Golden Seal for a couple of weeks and his blood tests have come back negative. Thanks a million!!! Kitty and Peter


Dear Kitty and Peter, I am so happy that our article was of


help to you. Lyme disease is a terrible disease! I am very glad you are all right, Peter. Thank you both for your kind note. We will run your letter in the next issue to remind people to be careful. Best regards, Dorothy


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