Moonrise 13Moon Digital Magazine Volume 1, Number 8 - September 13, 2015 - Page 21
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the starters were sold out.
Looking around, I noticed the zucchini
wasn’t the only plant that was suffering.
A deer or ground hog seemed to favor one
cauliflower plant, as its leaves had been
eaten away and there was no head growth.
thinking that it really didn’t matter
– what’s the use, but a tug pulled me
towards it, and the I found myself letting
the sprinkling fountain of water run into
the earth around the damaged plant.
In that moment, I whispered, “I’m not
giving up.” Cauliflower is a cool weather
crop and planting it later in the season
increases your chances for a harvest. So
the late start on planting may actually
prove to be beneficial instead of seen as
being behind. That got me to thinking
about my life. Sometimes I feel I’ve
gotten a late start on some things but
there’s probably a reason for it.
Recently, I was away on a working vacation
for two weeks and my friend watered in
my stead. I kept wondering if he would
continue to water the small and holeridden cauliflower plant that still wasn’t
showing any growth. Upon my return, not
only had he watered, but he’d put a cage
around it and the leaves had recovered
quite remarkedly. I guess he hadn’t given
One afternoon, we were both out at the
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