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Gardening Addict?

The list of clinical symptoms described below is not original to me, but I sure recognize a kindred spirit when I see one!

I hope you enjoy this read.

~ Steve


1. Your neighbors recognize you in your pajamas, rubber clogs, and a cup of coffee.

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

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

4. All your neighbors come and ask you plant questions.

5. You know the temperature of your compost every day.

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

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

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

9. Everything you touch turns to “fertilizer”.

10. You own a head-lamp for nighttime gardening chores.

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

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

13. You plan vacation trips around the locations of botanical gardens, arboreta, his