Sometimes you try to resist writing a misleading title but you just have to go with it.
But speaking of my supposed pole dancers...i've planted pole beans three times before I got smart and called Meredith. She told me i had "cut worm" and to put little cups around them. So I cut out the bottom of these fancy disney cups (where did i get them?) and sure enough these beans will have a fighting chance. Damn those millions of soil predators (but thanks for all the work you little guys do to make the soil ALIVE and healthy.)
Life in the garden can be so perilous and a grower needs to give a helping hand.
And how's this for a bumper sticker?- If you don't think gardening is sexy then you're not doing it right.
p.s. just watched a 65-ish woman ride her long board past the cottage. i love my neighborhood.
p.p.s. i long to study agronomy...big time.