Amusing story from Old Bulb Gazette
You might enjoy this story. I think it will strike a chord. It was included on the Old Bulb Gazette email newsletter. It felt very apropos to me as I looked out on the yard this morning to see snow and frosted garden plants.
The Dangers of Last-Minute Garden Maintenance
'There's nothing I love more than the way tuberoses smell on an August night,' writes NPR commentator Julie Zickefoose. And so, with an early snowfall swirling about her, she set out to dig her two rows of tuberose bulbs and store them safely in the basement for the winter. Of course things don't always go as planned, in the garden or life, and what happens next will ring familiar to many gardeners -- and parents. Read her story at
Here is a link that might be useful: NPR gardening anecdote