Outdoors

Garden Journal: Why Grow Your Own?

Remember those dresser drawer garden beds I built in early spring and left at Rose’s house (when we lived with my future mother-in-law)?
 
Since our departure Rose has claimed her garden plot with vigor. She calls me to talk about her cukes’ progress, her morning and evening watering rituals. I can’t think of a better reward for salvaging those dresser drawers from their imminent bulk trash pick-up demise.
 
View the slideshow above for some thoughts on why I garden.
 
For more gardening tips, take a look at Lettuce Give Ourselves a Break, and Five Multifunctional Garden Tools.
 
Read more from The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking here.
 
Photo Credit: The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking 

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