Growing up we lived on a nice sized plot of land where we maintained a garden. We grew tomatoes, peas, okra, cucumbers, butter beans, and much more.
Most of my summers were spent in that garden, sweating in the hot Mississippi sun digging holes to put tiny seeds in, then watering and picking out weeds from around them. We had to put up poles for the tomatoes and butter beans to guide their growth, and we built scarecrows to keep out the wildlife that sought to destroy our crop.
All of that was work!
Growing things takes work . . .
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