The New York Times stole our idea and published yesterday what will the first in a series of articles about a novice creating a vegetable garden.
Our nascent green shoots are part of what the National Garden Association estimates will be a 20% increase this year in first-time household food gardens, thanks to the economy, the Michael Pollan-ation of our bookshelves, and what have you...
"My garden, as it lives in my mind, is perfect: undulating and bountiful and soft underfoot. Sometime in the next week, though, the first dumb green shoot of that artichoke will grope its way out of the dirt and start screwing everything up."
The author also blogged on his experience purchasing seeds. I can't fathom why the Times didn't ask US to do this blog first!