Our older son planting sunflowers in 2004.
SO WHO TAUGHT YOU HOW TO GARDEN? :0)
I was teaching the other day when one of the children looked up and asked, "What is hiking?"
I was a bit shocked since our family has hiked in many of the state parks here in Texas, along with mountains in Colorado and even in North Carolina. Fortunately, this was a student just learning English and he was not sure of the meaning of this new word.
But it made me jump to this question that might be asked in the near future- "Teacher, what is gardening?"
And this time the student knows English. They just have never gardened. I learned gardening from my grandmother and from my parents. My children have learned the joys and tribulations of gardening from me. But will there ever be a time when a classroom of children will imagine gardening as this 'thing' people did long ago? I sure hope not.
Here's to all the grandparents out there that have taken time to garden with their grandchildren. My hats off to you! :0) David/ Tropical Texana