My paternal grandparents had the most lush city garden, and my parents a fabulous plot in the country. My maternal grandmother had a collection of potted produce on her deck. And, so I most certainly feel it is in my blood...this need I feel to get my hands dirty every day. The "work" I do now is the love of my life. But, if all my cameras were taken away and I had to choose another career I would wish to spend my days planting and growing; in someone's yard, a greenhouse, or a farm. It wouldn't matter at all as long as I came home each night smelling of soil, and herbs, and tomatoes.
Inspired by the links below, I am working harder to add more posts here (I really will try for Wednesday's) about what I am growing, what markets we are visiting (for local friends), and what recipes we are experimenting with, in hopes that we can start a conversation about it all. I would love to know what is working for you too. How does your garden grow?
* For Lansing area friends: stop by Thursdays!
*One of my favorite gardending sites.
*My favorite catalog, especially for daydreaming in the late winter.
*A book that looks promising.
* And another for cooking your bounty...
*Tonight's menu... chicken stir fry (using the rainbow chard above.)