"You started seeds early, tenderly cared for the seedlings, set them out into the garden,
feverishly nurtured them, and now that the bounty of the harvest is beginning…you’re going on
vacation! Don’t fret, share the bounty!
Ask neighbors to harvest and enjoy your produce while you are away and to pull any weeds they
might see. Everyone loves fresh fruits and vegetables and this is a great way to keep the
garden fresh, clean and producing. It is also a great way to be a good neighbor. Leaving the
garden untended for a prolonged period reduces production and is an open invitation to pests