You Just Might Be A Gardener If..... : LUSENET : Country Families : One Thread

Hello Folks,

You just might be a gardener if.....

You salivate over the new seed display at the Dollar Store!

A light snow in early March gives you a depression attack!

You have been seen shoveling snow out of your garden, hoping to plant your peas early!

You have so many seed catalogs that you use them for booster seats for you kids!

You postpone your trip to Disney World until after harvest season!

Your knees are a permanent shade of clay red!

Your conversation begin with, I was in the garden and I...

You go to yardsales just for canning jars!

All your blue jeans have holes in the knees!

Your roto tiller has more miles on it, than your car!

You look at centerfolds in Organic Gardening as entertainment!

There are so many tomatoes and squashes on your front porch that your husband has to prop up the floor boards!

Gardening Clubs come to you for advice!

Weeding becomes more important than housecleaning!

You have a hoe, rake, or shovel handy near every exit from your house!

You get excited over the smell of cow manure!

Any more?



-- (, March 02, 2002


I just fit in 2 of those,, but I still consider myself a gardener

-- Stan (, March 02, 2002.

How about

The extra half dozen cucumber vines you planted did so well that the neighbors duck and run when they see you coming! (ditto zucchini!)

-- Christine in OK (, March 02, 2002.

...laying in the freshly dug soil staring at the sky is a great way to spend the afternoon!

-- Melissa in SE Ohio (, March 02, 2002.

You'd rather watch gardening videos than go out to a movie.

-- Cindy (SE. IN) (, March 03, 2002.

Your favorite piece of "furniture" is the seed-starting light contraption that takes up half of a room.

-- vicki in NW OH (, March 03, 2002.

Your Christmas presents to friends & family consist of jars of pickles &/or jam.

-- heather (, March 03, 2002.

How about-you have one pair of winter gloves and 6 pairs of gardening gloves?

-- Kelly (, March 03, 2002.

Your grandchildren haul loads of horse manure and straw for you and keep asking, why do call this stuff Garden Gold, Grandma?

-- Carolyn (, March 04, 2002.

You are no longer concerned about food left on plates--there's no waste, just compost!

You bought rabbits for their nitrogen pellets.

Your best "beverage" recipe is for manure tea.

-- Cathy N. (, March 04, 2002.

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