garden. It wasn’t an “in the ground”
garden, but I planted something.
Actually, I planted a lot of somethings, all in pots, and all on the
upper deck of our home.
garden when we were growing up, as well as the most beautiful flower gardens
I wanted to plant potatoes, and needed to dig up more of our yard to do
weekend, but while I knew it was going to be a nice week following Memorial
Day, I thought it was a bit too early, so we didn’t plant. The following week was incredibly hot with no
rain, followed by several days of frost warnings and frigid cold temperatures.
incredibly large rhubarb plants, I had a muscle spasm in my back. Something I have never experienced, and hope to
never experience again!
planting a garden this year. My window
was closing, and I knew that I wouldn’t heal as quickly as I needed to in order
to be bent over garden beds planting and pulling weeds.
planting a garden.
was in my backyard. I still feel like
that is the best place, but this year I will be exploring the many local
options available to me.
sharing what I can find locally for food.
I know that there is an abundance of local food in my area, and for that
I am thankful.
well. I know that a lot of you are not
able to grow a big garden, whether it is living in an apartment, or feeling as though
your thumb is black instead of green; because of time, or a lot of travel. While I still believe everyone should try to
plant something I know that isn’t
always a possibility.
back yard! I look forward to finding
more farmers in our area, and supporting their endeavor to grow and provide
food for our community.
growing this year? Have you searched for
local food in your area?