Guest Post by Emily Gonzalez @liquidfence
Every gardener seems to have a story about what inspired them to garden. Honestly, I don’t remembera time when I didn’t garden. As a little girl, if I wasn’t weeding and climbing through my mom’s flower beds and veggie garden, I was picking fruit in my Great-Grandfather’s orchard or marveling at my Grandmother’s patio slab garden. In my eyes, everyone gardened and spent their summer enjoying the
The idea of a gardening legacy is so beautiful to me, mostly because I’m living breathing proof that it works. Gardening doesn’t have to be something that requires inspiration. It can simply be a way of life that’s passed on.
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Isn't that what the #gardenchat world is all about? Every week it brings seasoned gardeners and newbie
gardeners and possibly reluctant gardeners together in one place to talk and learn and grow together.
Of course inspiration is built in, but I’ve loved the nuts and bolts discussions about when to plant and
how to avoid problems. These are the kinds of community discussions that produce a gardening legacy,
where hopefully more people, like me, will grow up knowing no other way but to garden.
About the Author of this entry :
Emily Gonzalez is the Public Relations Coordinator for The Liquid Fence Company. She tweets
@liquidfence and updates the company blog and Facebook page regularly with tips, information, recipes and community questions.