Planting poppies

April 14, 2011 | 7:19 p.m. CDT
Neil Gavett prepares the ground for a poppy bed that he will plant in his yard. Gavett said he’s attempted to plant poppy beds before but that his efforts weren’t as successful due to poor drainage of the Missouri clay soil.

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