Wednesday, March 4, 2009
I seem to have a black thumb. Or, at least, I just am not very successful at making things grow if I'm at all responsible for them. If all it takes is planting something and watering it once, then I'm good, and the plant will probably flourish. But if it takes any more work on my part, I end up over-watering it, or under-watering it, or just plain killing it. So, it is with a bit of caution and trepidation that I begin this year's gardening season. It's the first time I've had a house garden that didn't belong to my mother, so my roommate and I get to really decide what we want to plant. I started the weeding process today; the ground was cold and wet and the weeds were hard to pull up, so I only got the front yard done. But I'm beginning to form ideas of what I can plant where, and how I can make our house look beautiful this spring and summer. So, bring it on, Master Gardeners - you have met your (hopeful) match!