“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
– Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer
My mother has a green thumb. She can grow anything anywhere and has proven it time and again by growing lush and vibrant crops in soil and conditions others would consider unfavourable or downright impossible. Mom always planted a large garden – a huge undertaking but essential to tide us over long and often harsh winters. Years later, when large gardens became unneeded, she put her green thumb to work creating vibrant and healthy flower beds. Each year, Mom’s flower beds burst with colour and character garnering much praise from visitors.
Mom told me that you grow a great garden or create a beautiful...
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