When I talk to people about gardening, sometimes they'll tell me,
"I have a black thumb!"
They mean that they can't garden, that they have no natural ability to garden. Do you know what I think about that?
What a load of manure!
Gardening is a skill, like so many other skills. Once you couldn't ride a bike... but likely you really wanted to. So, what did you do? You got a bike, you had someone help you get started, and then you practiced,...