Team First Generation or Second-Generation Gardener?: 3rd or maybe make that 4th deneration

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Team First Generation or Second-Generation Gardener?

By Trish
August 14, 2011

I've been thinking a lot about the word "heritage" lately. This week's Team Article explores if part of your heritage is a gardening one.

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Name: Sandy Coffman
Jacksonville, Florida
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Aug 14, 2011 10:30 AM CST
My grandmother was a farmers daughter and gardened all her live was still growing a garden when she died at 92,
My Dad gardened
And I garden.

We came from a long line of Farmers on Dad's side of the family

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Name: Mary
The dry side of Oregon
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Aug 14, 2011 3:40 PM CST
Mulitple generations, except that my mother didn't grow much and didn't teach me anything, but I had Grandpa and he was my example. I was his little shadow and he gave me a little corner to grow some vegetables.
Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most.
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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Aug 23, 2011 11:22 AM CST
Put me here, too, as my great-grandmother was definietly a gardener, as were my grandmother and mother. I have it in my blood, it seems!
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

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