We found a terrific article about starting a vegetable garden that we hope everyone will enjoy. If you find this article to be inspiring, we have everything you will need to start your own. The author, Adrian Higgins, says that he prefers to “regard the spring 2020 plot as the Stick It to the Virus Garden.”
How to grow your own food in a modern-day victory garden from The Washington Post
By Adrian Higgins – April 6, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. EDT
One silver lining of the coronavirus lockdown is that it comes at the start of the growing season. Between now and the fall, folks have the chance to coax food from the soil while also feeding the soul.
This year, a vegetable garden may also provide one thing we seem to be lacking at the moment: control over our lives. It includes the satisfaction of raising nutritious and delicious food, exercising outdoors while socially distancing, relieving pressure on the nation’s food supply system, passing essential knowledge on to your children and growing extra to share with others. At the very least, it’s a constructive distraction in a confined environment.
You can think of it as a Doomsday Garden; I prefer to regard the spring 2020 plot as the Stick It to the Virus Garden.
Experienced gardeners are expanding or adjusting what they grow, and novices are keen to get digging. Seed companies are seeing unprecedented levels of demand, and social media hasn’t been this full of horticultural zeal since Michelle Obama put in her White House Kitchen Garden in April 2009.