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H.S. Stevens: He Planted a Lot of Seeds

Posted on 06/25/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyLike many retirees, Hiram Stuart “H.S.” Stevens Jr. didn’t quite know how to quit working. Fortunately, he found a second career even more fulfilling than his first. The onetime sewing-machine store manager blossomed as a gardening columnist for the Dallas Morning News from 1985 to 2006. Stevens, who passed away June 14 at age 89, did more than advise readers how to spread mulch or when to water their gardens. He enriched his writing about cultivating flowers and vegetables with vivid …