My friend Michelle has been helping me in the garden this year in exchange for a share of the bounty. It has been a boon!
We dug the garden, corralled chickens, planted all the plants and seeds (on time, even early) — which I’ve never managed to do before. She keeps me on top of things and inspires me to keep up with weeding, watering, and harvesting.
It’s lovely to have a partner.
I know all my plants, she knows all her plants, but I can’t seem to remember which is a mung bean and which ones are chickpeas. And she can’t remember which peas are for shelling and which ones are for stir-fry.
I don’t think either of us remembers what tomato plant is what because we have 12 of them out there now!
We wrote it all down as we planted, but when we are out weeding and poking around, it would be so nice to just look down and know.
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