Earlier this spring, I was at Lowes with my youngest sister and my nephew and I saw a packet of seeds for Atlantic Giant pumpkins. I've always wanted to try to grow a ginormous pumpkin, but I just don't have that kind of space in my garden. Those vines can grow everywhere and won't be contained to one raised bed.So, I grabbed the packet of five seeds and said to my sister, "Will you grow these in your garden?" "Hey", I said to my nephew-who-is-five, "how would you like to grow a pumpkin that is … [Read more...] about What Goes Around, Comes Around
Patience in the garden is one thing, persistence is quite another.Patience is about waiting, persistence is about not giving up.Last summer, I lamented that I could not get a decent harvest of green beans. I think I picked one bowlful before the pathetic little bunny eaten bean plants died off. And it didn't help that the beans were also attacked by Mexican bean beetles, which pretty much finished them off. Prior years were even worse for my beans.But I persisted, I did not give up. I adjusted. … [Read more...] about Never Give Up!