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Monday, June 11, 2012

Now That's A Garden!

This is the kind of garden my grandfather always had. Really big with no fence and pretty close to the house. He grew everything and my grandmother canned it all. I think it was just force of habit. Once a farmer, always a farmer. I don't think he ever learned how to plant for just two people. via

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

My grandparents had a garden like this. I remember helping when I visited summers, picking and stringing green beans.

tammy j said...

and i bet they fed the entire neighborhood! people always shared their excess. a wonderful time.
good people. a real farmer.
you can almost smell the rich black earth!

El said...

I love the house and the garden. So peaceful and gorgeous.

Gail, in northern California said...

That house is absolutely gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

The garden reminds me of when I was young. Everybody had a garden similar to that.

The Queen Vee said...

My grandfather had a beautiful garden like this, and when I was a child my parents did too. When I turned 9 my family moved to a new house and didn't have the land or soil for a large vegetable garden. I know my mom missed it, but I don't think my dad missed all the work. I would love to have a garden but I lack good soil and gardening knowledge.