Small Pursuits of Happiness #14: Plant a Garden
Have you ever had a garden? My husband and I actually had a garden just about every year since we moved to Richmond over 40 years ago. Since the kids have left home, we don’t use it as much, so we end up giving away a lot of the fruits of our labor. But that is a good thing and it makes us happy.
This year we have planted cucumbers, tomatoes, okra, and bell peppers. We had onions
and squash, but something kept eating them before they could grow. Here are some of our first fruits! As you can see, we boxed in the garden. We are looking forward to adding more for the fall season. By the way, the cucumbers are delicious and so are the green tomatoes when fried. Hmmmm…