Gardening Addict - This is a Great Gardening Story!

See if it sounds like YOU! It sure sounds like me!


Recommended Reading and Compost Products

Find lots of Ebooks on Gardening Here

$25 Off Orders of $50 or More at! **Gardens Alive - 468x60 Save $20 Off $40 Order [*Free Shipping on Orders $99 or More at*]

Do You have Something You are Passionate about such as Gardening, or any other subject. Make A Living doing what you are passionate and knowledgeable about find out how at This Link, And Right Now, Take Advantage of the 90 Trial offer for Owning Your Own Business

Find out more about SBI here, Check out their 90 trial offer!

The following article was sent to me by a fellow plant lover.

(Thanks Mike)

I would feel like I was slighting my visitors if I did not share it.

Pass it along to your gardening friends too! And read the other articles on this website about gardening, that I have written.

It is so Funny, yet I am so much like this that I can SO relate to the topic!

I am so glad to to get my hands back in the dirt again!

Sunny Knock Out - Yellow Organic Bouquet - Worlds Tallest Roses worx-200x200-holiday

Here is the story! I'm calling it "Gardening Addict"

You Know You're Addicted to Gardening When... Your neighbors recognize you in your pajamas, rubber clogs and a cup of coffee.

You grab other people's banana peels, coffee grinds, apple cores, etc. for your compost pile.

You have to wash your hair to get your fingernails clean.

All your neighbors come and ask you questions.

You know the temperature of your compost every day.

You buy a bigger truck so that you can haul more mulch.

You enjoy crushing Japanese beetles because you like the sound that it makes.

Your boss makes "taking care of the office plants" an official part of your job description.

Everything you touch turns to "fertilizer".

Your non-gardening spouse becomes conversant in botanical names

You find yourself feeling leaves, flowers and trunks of trees wherever you go, even at funerals

You dumpster-dive for discarded bulbs after commercial landscapers remove them to plant annuals.

You plan vacation trips around the locations of botanical gardens, arboreta, historic gardens, etc.

You sneak home a 7 foot Japanese Maple and wonder if your spouse will notice.

When considering your budget, plants are more important than groceries

You always carry a shovel, bottled water and a plastic bag in your trunk as emergency tools.

You appreciate your Master Gardener badge more than your jewelry

You talk "dirt" at baseball practice.

You spend more time chopping your kitchen greens for the compost pile than for cooking.

You like the smell of horse manure better than Estee Lauder.

You rejoice in rain...even after 10 straight days of it.

You have pride in how bad your hands look.

You have a decorative compost container on your kitchen counter.

You can give away plants easily, but compost is another thing.

Soil test results actually mean something.

You understand what IPM means and are happy about it

You'd rather go to a nursery to shop than a clothes store

You know that Sevin is not a number

You take every single person who enters your house on a "garden tour"

You look at your child's sandbox and see a raised bed.

You ask for tools for Christmas, Mother/Father's day, your Birthday and any other occasion you can think of.

You can't bear to thin seedlings and throw them away.

You scold total strangers who don't take care of their potted plants.

You know how many bags of fertilizer/potting soil,/mulch your car will hold.

You drive around the neighborhood hoping to score extra bags of leaves for your compost pile

Your preferred reading matter is seed catalogs

And last but not least:

You know that the four seasons are:

Planning the Garden

Preparing the Garden


and Planning for the next Garden

-Author Unknown, I'd love to give credit to the rightful author. so would I, Thanks whoever you are. This is so cool!

I want to add one more-

You offer to be a free gardener for strangers in order to dead head their flowers to gather seeds!

Check out this other valuable information about Compost!


Worlds Best Compost

How to Create Your Own “Garden of Eden”…Click Here!

"This Mysterious ‘Humus Colloid’ Solution Of A Ukrainian Nobleman Proves 99.99% Of The So-Called ‘Experts’ Are Totally Wrong About How To Grow Healthy Plants!

Now You Can Have Beautiful, Vibrant, Healthy Plants and Ultra-Delicious Fruits And Vegetables (As Nature Intended Them)… Without

Dangerous Pesticides And Fertilizer… Guaranteed!” Click Here! Get lots of free Bonuses with this ebook too! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Here is a sneak peak of our Garden Supply Store!

Make Your Love for Gardening even more addictive, with help from these Garden Tools!

Lifetime Yard Cart - Built In The Usa »

Transport potting soil, yard supplies, garden tools as a wheelbarrow. Easily convert it to a small yard trailer to haul large loads of top-soil, lumber, etc. Sturdy steel frame is powder-coated, built to last. Heavy-duty treaded wheels.

Check out these links to other gardening articles on this site

Take a stroll thru my gardens, and then get inspired to create your own favorite place to be!
Backyard Projects includes 9 projects for your backyard!
Curb Appeal learn how your gardens play a role in your curb appeal
Create a Colorful Cottage Garden
Shop for Your Garden at the NEW Rented Mule Home and Garden Store

Find a great selection of garden benches, perfect for adding a relaxing area in your garden. Also find planters, and lots of other decorative items. Click on the garden bench photo here!

Learn how to make Flower Beds
Prepare your gardens for winter, with these Fall Gardening tips
Get started making a beautiful garden on a budget with flower seeds from Freda's Favorite Flowers Here

Colorful Products Image with

Banner - Brand - No Promotion