I met Shannon today -- who said she hates gardening. Maybe my group of friends is way too narrow.
Not everyone I know gardens, but I don't recall anyone telling me they "hate" to garden. Maybe they are not crazy into it as I am, but "hate" gardening? It baffled me. But then, with a smile, Shannon picked up her tablet and showed me pictures of her granddaughter in "their" garden with green beans and tomatoes and cucumbers. Neither of them looked like they hated it.
The little 4-year-old cutie with the straw garden hat beamed as she held a huge tomato. In another picture, both of them were making silly faces while holding green beans to their ears, obviously enjoying the rewards of their work. I asked Shannon if her little gardening pal likes tomatoes and green beans, and the garden-hater said she eats well and is not a picky eater.
I couldn't help but wonder if Shannon realizes how likely it is her efforts in the garden are influencing her granddaughter's good eating habits.
See Wednesday's Times Sentinel for the full story.