I hoped to teach others about the gardening, as I learned about it myself. My mission was to learn while weeding, watering, and harvesting and share what I learned during my hands-on time through this blog. I expected to learn about gardening and plants (obviously), but a pleasant surprise was to learn about the community… Continue reading The Garden Community
After returning from camp, I visited the garden. Still, the leaves were yellow, and I noticed a little bug crawling around. I shook the bug off of the zucchini leaf, and three more bugs came out from around the zucchini. I swatted at all of the leaves, and hundreds of little bugs scattered across the zucchini… Continue reading Garden Woes
The tiny cucumbers I saw only a week ago were full-sized when I got to the garden yesterday, and the zucchini, which were already large last week, grew even bigger! We went around the garden and checked all of the plants to find more picking-ready plants. We found many plants ready for picking! In fact, we… Continue reading Happy Harvest!
Michelle Obama and I have more in common than I thought. Before I opened her book, American Grown, I thought I was going to be reading the advice of a seasoned gardener. In my blog post My Local Library, it is clear that I expected to read about her years of gardening, as I referred to Mrs. Obama’s… Continue reading Unifying
This weekend, I went to Hot Springs to visit Peter and his family and attend my alma mater’s 2016 graduation ceremony (Congrats ASMSA class of 2016!). I did not bring my camera, so when he and I visited the garden on the way back, I did not capture any images. Considering my absent camera, there are… Continue reading Teamwork
Libraries are hosts for a wealth of information, and too often, they are under-appreciated. I, however, have always loved libraries; I used to walk to my local library after school to browse its selection and check the calendar for events that may interest me. When myfamily moved to a bigger city, the library was even larger… Continue reading My Local Library