You might be a gardening geek who likes rocks in your garden if…
When your shovel hits a big rock in the ground, you immediately get out other tools to gently pry the rock out so you don’t scratch it all up.
When you find a rock while digging, you get that same feeling you get when opening an unexpected present as you gently brush the dirt off to see what the rock looks like.
When you come in from a day of gardening, you have a pocketful of rocks found here and there in the garden.
You have a stockpile of rocks you dug up, just waiting to be used somewhere else in the garden.
You have a bowl on your coffee table filled with some of the more interesting rocks you’ve found while digging in your garden.
Other gardeners have sent you rocks because they know how much you like them.
You got your uncle to give you a big rock that was once part of the foundation of your ancestors’ house, long since torn down.
When you had to dig up your miniature garden to make way for a new patio, you made sure to gather up all the rocks from that garden and put them in a big bucket to use later.
When you visit other gardeners’ gardens, sometimes you ask for a rock instead of a passalong plant.
You can identify with “Taci” in the Lucy/Desi classic movie, “The Long Long Trailer“.
(Go to about 6 minutes in on this clip.)
And finally, you might be a gardening geek who likes rocks in your garden if…
You’ve actually purchased rocks to put in your garden. (Now that I’ve never done!)