“Gardens are a form of autobiography.” ~Sydney Eddison, Horticulture magazine, August/September 1993
Wikipedia defines autobiography as: “An account of a person’s life written by that person.” So what does my garden give account of?
Here’s a description of my garden: It is a raised-bed garden mostly with the boundaries of the current landscaping. It is partly sunny, partly shaded and surrounded by potted vegetables and flowering plants. The soil is rich so the roots can spread and be nourished. For now there are spring-time vegetables which will be replaced by others as the season changes. Squash, cucumber, two types of peppers, okra, cilantro, rosemary, cherry tomatoes, onions, basil, garlic chives, tarragon, thyme, lettuce, arugula, pineapple sage and dill are its inhabitants. It gets watered, weeded and talked to everyday. Bumble bees hang out nearby and bunnies try to nibble on it through the fence that surrounds it. When my dog is outside she lies in the grass next to the garden.
Enough said. I prefer to be a mystery but I’m sure some friends can read this book (or garden) fairly well.