So, I thought I'd talk about Pepop's Vegetable Garden.
His garden was a thing of wonder. I have tried to have a "thing of wonder" veggie garden, but it never works. Granted, Deltaville has perfect soil while I have soil that you could make terra cotta pots out of. Not to mention the rock ledge that runs through the backyard and prevents good drainage. So I ripped out the veggie garden and plan to get a pool.
Anyway, Pepop had everything in his garden: strawberries, eggplant, corn, sunflowers, tomatoes, etc. It made excellant hiding places during our games of capture the flag and hide and seek. We all want the garden to be on our territory. I think one of us made up a parody of Prince's "Purple Rain" about standing in Purple Corn. We were
We used to find all sorts of wildlife in the garden like snakes, rabbits and turtles. Not surprising as there was always wildlife around Pepop and his house. He might have been a former Disney Princess or something (and I mean that in a manly, deep voice, used to be a park ranger way).