Colors of equality

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Those lanterns weren’t nearly gay enough. In celebration of Friday’s SCOTUS marriage equality decision, and in solidarity with all of my friends and colleagues who have already availed themselves of this freedom or who are now able to, here is some rainbow/garden imagery I found on Shutterstock.

Like Susan, I am not at all sure what a “relentlessly gay” yard is supposed to look like; like our commenters, I think that the “hate note” may have been a hoax; and, finally, like many straight gardeners everywhere, I find myself in awe of the garden magic many of my LGBT friends are able to create.

In any case, it’s great to be able to have a nationwide celebration of love, for a change.

Posted by

Elizabeth Licata
on June 29, 2015 at 8:00 am, in the category Ministry of Controversy, Unusually Clever People.

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9 Comments

  1. 20th December 2014 at 4:50 pm —

    BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

  2. 19th May 2015 at 8:15 am —

    Gardening IS a “social” issue.

  3. 16th April 2016 at 2:28 pm —

    So one can no longer just plant a garden without some PC symbolism attached to it. Seriously?

  4. 8th July 2016 at 12:45 pm —

    Also, you bill yourself as a politically conservative gardener; your objection here doesn’t make any sense.

  5. 30th September 2016 at 3:28 pm —

    YES I AM A POLITICALLY CONSERVATIVE GARDENER who gardens organically composts like crazy……

  6. 24th November 2016 at 12:34 am —

    No one’s pissed but you, sweetheart.

  7. 24th November 2016 at 3:38 am —

    Well done Saurs.

  8. 24th November 2016 at 4:31 am —

    LOVELY! Thank you, Elizabeth. ;>)

  9. 24th November 2016 at 12:00 pm —

    LOL I love the oh-so-sarcastic tone of the pictures. But the occasion is worth it nonetheless. (worth the celebration)

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