Gardening can be a tough hobby.
Gardening is not like playing golf or basketball. Gardeners play only one game a year. It’s a game where the opponents - Mother Nature, insects and animals - try their best to stop us from winning a beautiful landscape and pantry full of vegetables to eat during the winter.
This has been a difficult year for many of us in the plant world: worsening drought conditions throughout the state, early warmth followed by frost and now heat that just won’t stop.
So, in light of all the struggles we face as gardeners, I thought it was time for some humor to help us through the rest of the growing season.
I present a “You might be a gardener if …” list.
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