Every story has a beginning. Mine would be tied to ambitious goals. (It seems that most of my life stories start this way.)
I got a cookbook for Christmas, The Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond. This has been no ordinary cookbook. It's filled with stories about her and her family as well as recipes. A number of these stories mention her vegetable garden, and the more I read, the more I liked the idea.
You mean I could get tomatoes from my backyard for free? And bell peppers? And onions?
The idea isn't a new one. My parents have the green thumb. Me? My thumb tends to be more along the line of khaki-green -- not sure if it's more green or brown.
Which is why I call this an ambitious goal.
The goal: a raised vegetable garden.
*Oo's and Ah's fill the room*
It's true. This ambiguous thumb is going to be creating a raised vegetable garden this spring.
And I need help.
I am a novice -- inexperienced without much knowledge on the subject.
So, I am coming to you. I'll use this to ask for tips, tricks, and that sage advice (haha- garden pun!) that I need in order to not turn this khaki-green thumb all khaki. I hope you will help, and have some fun along the way.
Well, that's it for the first day. I'm looking forward to the adventure!