For a lot of people, the love of gardening is one that has been nurtured from a very young age. Many gardeners recall fond memories of tending the garden with their parents or grandparents, and how they would also like to continue that same tradition with their own children and grandchildren. My garden origin story is somewhat different. However, I would be quite willing to bet that it is one to which many of you can relate.
How My Gardening Addiction Got Started
For the sake of backstory, it’s important to know that I was born and raised in a very urban area. While my grandmother did have a few hydrangea bushes in her backyard, I had never set foot in a garden. I imagine that the same was also true for the hard-working people who lived around me, as I can’t recall ever seeing anything more than a lone