Photo by: Paul Poole
Last year, I fell in love with gardening. It was the first year I had the chance to plant a garden and – if you ask anyone who saw it – I may have gone a touch overboard on the planting, but the harvest was unbelievable.
Along with all those vegetables came a few very important lessons:
1. Less really is more. I planted way too much of everything, way too close together (30 tomato plants… what was I thinking?)
2. Pick zucchini when they’re small – don’t wait until they are the size of your arm!
3. You are not the only creature looking forward to the feast!
The first two are pretty standard. Even my mom and grandma who have been gardening for years bend those two on occasion. But that third lesson – the critters – that’s what I become obsessed with.
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