Learning to garden has been one of the most frustrating experiences so far and until very recently, I had a black thumb. I couldn't keep a cactus alive, seriously! I'm happy to report that after three years of digging in the dirt, that black thumb of mine might have hints of green. Dark-dark green, but green nonetheless. Perhaps one day, I'll be able to say it's chartreuse.
Here are a few things I've learned along the way.