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Here's the thing about gardening: you can do it alone, even if you garden with a friend you're usually more than six feet apart anyway, and getting outside is good for you.

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Most folks haven't lived through anything like what is now being called the coronavirus "pandemic."

So it's not surprising that reactions run the gamut from panicking about getting sick ... or scoffing, eye-rolling, and assertions that it will never trouble us here in the Northland.