Plant a garden this week. Today, I show off our newest garden plot, planted this weekend.
We are what one might call urban farmers. Our yard space isn’t that big, but what ground we have, we use wisely. We rotate crops around the front and back yards and have fun with it. We are organic gardeners, too, but a more appropriate term for our style of gardening is plant-it-and-forget-it. We opt to buy organic seedlings and we tell the plants, “good luck, see you at harvest time”. I will add, though, that we do water the plants.
Where did our dinner come from? My daughter asked me this question the other day. The food-to-table movement runs deep in our house. We like to know where our produce, meats, fish, fruits, and nuts come from. One of the best ways to show our children where our foods originate is to grow them ourselves.
Our daughter helped us choose which ones we would grow: carrots, onions, romaine and bibb lettuces, arugula, green peppers, and tomatoes.
Tomorrow, learn how easy it can be for you to plant your own garden.