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Vi Henderson’s credo: If it’s not a Ford or a John Deere, quietly get it away from here. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Renowned veggie gardener celebrates her 88th with gusto

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Vi Henderson, known for her massive veggie garden on County 20, was headed off to Dorset with her 91-year-old neighbor to celebrate Thursday night.


Her handmade sign, “If you rest, you rust,” included 88 in large numerals, denoting another birthday.

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“The trouble is, people dwell on age,” she said. “You have to keep moving and have fun.”

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