I will always choose local
August 18, 2021
I usually grow a big garden -- corn, potatoes, peas, beans, squash, and the like.
This year I didn’t.
So little rain fell in April and May that it seemed a good idea to skip gardening, and concentrate on fishing instead.
I did plant a row of tomatoes and peppers, and I’m growing some pole beans, but that’s it. I just didn’t want to fight the drought. Instead I gave in.
My yard dried out and yellowed a month ago. There’s no grass to mow, but I still knock down the weeds every couple of weeks.
When I let the dogs out in the morning they kick up little clouds of dust as they race aro...