My Garden, My Forest

I planted lettuce today. We cut the last head on Friday, and I bought starts on Saturday at the Farmers Market.

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Even here, in the middle of Oakland, I am surrounded by trees, as I’ve said so often. Here is what my neighborhood looks like, in part:

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My neighborhood, my city, is such a beautiful place.  All it really needs is for those of us who live here to see that fact, and realize that we are responsible–and blessed–with the task of caring for it. And the place I can start is to care for my small garden.

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