There is a certain amount of forgiving that goes into a garden.

Gardening isn’t just sticking things into the ground and then, weeks later, something comes out of it. You put certain amounts of qualities of yourself into that garden — into that small plot of earth that develops into what you hope will be a fruitful bounty edible enough for your kitchen table.

There is a certain amount of forgiving that goes into a garden. The day after a good rain or if you’ve just watered the soil, it is the best time to pull weeds. Forgive them. Forgive…

Julie S. Paschold

From Nebraska, two degrees in Agronomy/Soil Science, poet and artist, gender fluid queer, mother, twin, manic depressive, sensory sensitivity, PTSD, resilient.

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