Growing up in Detroit my Dad taught me the value of crop growing and gardening, a trade that was passed on to him by his father in Georgia. Every year he would require me to dig up the garden. I did not like it at all. It truly was a back-breaking experience as I turned the soil upside down. I felt alone as my only friends seemed to be the untilled garden, the steel shovel and the blistering heat of the sun.
Gardening helps character grow
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