Gardening by the Numbers

Gardening by the Numbers

Turnip the MusicPlant one row of turnips:
Turnip the music and dance.

Plant two rows of lettuce:
Lettuce be kind
Lettuce be true

Plant three rows of peas:
Peace of mind
Peace of heart
Children-Squash GossipPeace of soul.

Plant four rows of squash:
Squash gossip
Squash indifference
Squash grumbling
Squash selfishness.

Thyme to PartyPlant five rows of thyme:
Thyme for God
Thyme for family & friends
Thyme for fun
Thyme for rest
Thyme for ourselves

Water freely with patience and cultivate with love. There is much fruit in your garden because you reap what you sow.

I read this in the Idaho Nursery & Landscape Association directory. I thought it was clever enough to pass along. It did not credit the author. I did a little research on the web trying to find who to attribute it to and it looks like there are many variations- all with no author. So I made a variation or two of my own and pass it along for your enjoyment.