My name is Quantella and I have watched my grandmother plant fruits and vegetables in her garden as a little girl. I want badly to start my own garden. I'm a preschool teacher whose desire to garden was jump started by a class study on gardens and worms. I live in a suburb outside of chicago, Illinois. We have cold winters and hot summers. My favorite seasons are spring and fall.
I want to grown so many things. I love kale, mustard and collard greens. I want to grow tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers. There are so many vegetables I want to grow, I can't begin to list them all. I worry about the rabbits and deers in my community. I am searching for ways to protect my garden from wildlife before I begin planting. I am excited I found this new family of gardeners and hope to learn as much as I can. I can't wait to start