· Helped weed the strawberry patch in April.
She also makes a mean apple cake.
Over Thanksgiving, I visited my childhood best friend who celebrated her half-century this week. She's got a few years of gardening experience on me and a much larger garden (seeing as how she lives on a proper farm with cattle, burros, dogs, horses and two Eagle Scouts). A great deal of our conversation focused on growing sweet potatoes. As I left, she gave me two potatoes so that I could grow white sweet potatoes next year. (I didn't even know there was such a thing).
Oh, Adam was a gardener, and God who made him sees
That half a proper gardener's work is done upon his knees,