I like the idea of growing my own food. I like getting my hands in the dirt and partnering with mother nature to produce something edible and slightly less gritty out of it. The girls and I like to get in there and get the seeds and seedlings into the ground and check the garden on a regular basis to see how things are growing. They are also quite enthusiastic about weeding – sometimes a little too enthusiastic and they pull some of the plants we have grown.
As I mentioned in a previous post, we have competition for the food we grow from our neighbourhood rodents. I built a groundhog defence system this year to help defend our plants and produce and until now it has seemed to be working. [Read more…]