The Great Reward of Digging is the Promise of Next Year's Harvest

hosta-4With guidance from the words of? William Cobbett, Paul and I focus only on the positive as we peer into the huge hole in our shade garden and begin our plans to rebuild what we lost.

"Quotable Quotes-The Gardener"

To pour water therefore upon plants or upon the ground where they are growing or where seeds are sown is never of much use, for the air is dry; the sun comes immediately and bakes the ground, and vegetation is checked, rather than advanced. The best protector against frequent drought is frequent digging, or in the fields "plowing" and always deep. Hence will arise a fermentation and dews. The English Gardener William Cobbett (1762-1835) hosta-3hosta2