August 22, 2007
Are We In Nebraska, Yet?
A strange garden for Southern California, but sometimes a girl gets lonely for the sights of the good old Midwest.
A dear sweet old man in his 90's remembered how much I loved sunflowers and sent me an envelope of seeds from his backyard. Determined that they would grow, I prepared the soil as though I were going to plant a crop of corn. And much to my surprise the plants grew ... just like at home. I'll admit that the horses helped out a great deal. I quickly had a photo snapped to send back to my generous friend. He, too, was surprised. Actually, his words were ... I didn't think you could do it. Hummm... I guess the word travels far as to my not always very green thumb. But nevermind that, I was one happy ... farmer