Fifteen Ways to Avoid Gardening
An Essayby Ann Beattie
As part of our year-long celebration marking Narrative’s fifteen years of publishing, we asked some fellow writers to opine on the notion of “15.”
Call tick control. When they don’t show up, see if mosquito control can help in their own quiet, noncarcinogenic way. Wait for them to return the call. Give it time, as anger is bad for your health.