Harvesting garlic

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.”

Alfred Austin, poet (1835 – 1913)

Although perhaps not when it’s 34 degrees Celsius.

I have just come in from harvesting my first crop of garlic. It’s hot, I’m now sweaty and red-faced, but I have to say it feels pretty satisfying.

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