In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. ~Margaret Atwood
With spring well on its way, and summer about ready to move in (June 21st at 1:16pm) the seedlings of Mother Nature have started to take shape. I had my very first home garden last year, and I enjoyed the days out in the sun. My body was always sore for a couple of days, but when the day was done it felt good to work with the dirt. I would come in from working in the yard, sun burnt, and dirty, but feeling accomplished. It’s almost therapeutic.
I have now become a member of the TCA’s Garden Club. We meet once a week, mostly on Friday’s, but have also moved the dates around so that others can come through the week. We usually communicate through Facebook or at school, and it’s really a great time! The conversation is always entertaining, and we learn a lot about gardening and each other which is a wonderful way to relieve stress. The Garden Club’s most important duty at school is keeping up with all of the garden areas. These last few weeks, we have started over 15 different types of vegetables. If you have any questions, talk to Chef T. You can find us on Facebook under TCA Garden Club. We hope to see you soon.
It’s such a great feeling to look at the end of the summer and see the fruits of your labors.
By Danielle Wilson