Today when we went outside to play we noticed it was time to pick our lettuce, bok choy and arugula. It was our first official harvest from our garden – a major milestone if you ask me, and I’m not sure who was filled with more joy – me or the kids.
I’m learning as I go and I still have a long way before I become a master at this gardening thing – but watching my kids eat the “fruits” of our labor seriously warmed my heart. I’ll try not to get all mushy on you – but I can tell you it was a special moment. In a world filled with gadgets, toys and television – there is nothing more wholesome (and rewarding) than tuning it all out, digging in the dirt, growing something of your own – and sharing it with people you love.
Have you harvested anything from your garden yet?
For those of you following my gardening journey you know I’m learning as I