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Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Photo by Margie Wuebker/The Daily Standard

Loretta Fast, an avid gardener at the age of 93, checks out her award-winning scarecrow made from clay flower pots. The original creation, which sports brightly colored hair and a fetching skirt, is sure to keep birds away from the fruits - or vegetables - of her labor.

Related online story:
Tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, cucumbers and squash everywhere. Toss in green beans, wax beans, pumpkins and peppers of every shape and size. Stir in unusual specimens for added interest. [More]
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