Our houseparents love to garden. It stretches the household grocery budget.Read More
I was raised in the country and always had a sizeable family garden. The desire to plant and harvest is one that brings comfort and satisfaction. But ever since leaving the homestead, I have been a lousy “farmer.” My thumb is not green. I do not learn or research enough, water enough, plant in the right soil, fertilize enough (or at all), or prune enough. I drive by the yards, gardens, and fields of others and know that if it depended upon me, the world would be botanically challenged and most likely starving.
But there is another field I am dedicated to...