Every year, our family looks forward to the harvest from our garden. We love to bottle, freeze and best of all, eat the wonderful food we have grown. Last year, I had Aaron build several beds that we could grow tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zuccini, bell peppers, peas, etc... We even have a strawberry patch and a wonderful herb garden. Yes, I make jam and bottled salsa. Call me crazy!
I also grew up in the lower south where parents belived that if you were going to watch TV in the summer, you had better be doing something!!! I have shelled many hampers of beans and peas, not to mention creamed truck loads of corn. All of which, I hated as a youth, but have come to really appreciate the valuable lessons that I learned. And for those of you who are wondering what a hamper is...you can google it or ask me!
My girls seem to appreciate the garden much more than I did growing up. The girls always have fun helping their dad till the soil. I mean, who needs a tiller when you have 6 kids right? So, while Grandma and Grandpa Jones were here, the family spent a few hours preparing the soil.
I can't wait to post pictures of how our garden will grow.