Musings by blogger Lydia of “Through the Screen Door”….
I don’t know about you, but I am ready for Spring. After so many months of cold, rain, frost, and fog, the sun has finally decided to grace us with its presence! Don’t get me wrong, I love Wintertime too. Warm fires, fresh bread, rich hot chocolate, savory stews, and holidays with family are all delightful. But, by this time of year, I’m usually ready for a change. As soon as we get a sunny day or two, I start fantasizing about warm dirt between my bare toes, and the tangy burst of sun-ripened tomatoes in my mouth!
Last weekend was gorgeous. My Dad brought over some baby fruit trees and boysenberry starts for me. I have begged for his assistance in my quest for the ultimate garden, as he is the master, and I cannot yet snatch the pebble from his hand. I remember, while I was growing up, he always had a garden. Unfortunately for me, watching him garden back then, and managing my own wayward piece of heaven by myself, are two very different things….