How do you celebrate National Start Planting Radish Seeds Day? That’s not to like about early spring in Bakersfield? There’s Chinese New Year (it’s the Year of the Monkey), Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day (also National Gumdrop Day), National Tooth Fairy Day, followed up by Dentist’s Day. Right around the corner comes St. Patrick’s Day, National Goof-Off Day (March 22), and Easter Sunday. Whew! That’s a lot of holidays!
Take it from Mrs. P, let’s have Fun in the Dirt.
Graduations! Weddings! School’s Out! If you’ve been on top of the situation, botanically speaking, and your garden is in A-Number-One, Primo condition, read no further. You’re all set to host celebrations and parties. Or, if you’re in the majority of backyard backsliders, look up! Snap to! Mrs. P is talking to you! Time to get busy weeding, trimming, and cleaning up. Next you’ll be able to plant, plant, plant. Bouquets of flowers from your own yard, fruits, vegetables, and herbs make June and July’s special occasions much more enjoyable and more affordable.