by Katharine S. White
this is the season of lists and callow hopefulness;
hundreds of thousands of bewitched readers
are poring over their catalogs,
making lists . . . ,
and dreaming their dreams.
Today’s Unearthed Words are all about seed catalogs.
If you are a new gardener, welcome to the joy of curling up on the couch with a cup of coffee and a notebook, and a seed catalog. If you’re a veteran gardener, you got this down. In either case, you’ll enjoy these verses and poems on a gardener’s favorite Winter activity: going through seed catalogs.