A mother shares the wonder of a humble tomato seedling with her child. Hard to imagine that such a small and seemingly fragile sprout could, with a little TLC, go on to grow and produce a bounty so potentially prolific it might well feel nearly overwhelming at times. A summer of salsa, sandwiches and spaghetti sauce awaits -- and all from a single, miniscule seed.....
am a gardener, from a long line of gardeners. I can't claim to be the best at it, but digging in the dirt
has been a source of enjoyment and
satisfaction for me for much of my life. Over the years I've tried to
lovingly instill a passion for gardening within my own children (the
planting of 'seeds', both literal and figurative), as my parents did
with me . Time will tell to see if it actually 'sticks', but I'm
The third of four Nibblefest Art Contest entries, the theme for May being 'The Elements: Fire, Water, Earth and Air"
This is a painting entitled, "Faith in a Seed", and my entry for "Earth".
"Faith in a Seed"
May's Nibblefest theme, 'The Elements', was quite different than
usual. Being as that there are four classical elements (Fire, Water,
Earth, Air), we were allowed to enter a total of four pieces rather than
the usual limit of three, provided that each pertained to a separate
element. This is my entry for 'Earth'.
".....One of four entries by me for
this month's Nibblefest Art Contest (NFAC) (~the theme for May being
"The Elements: Fire, Water, Earth and Air") is an original acrylic
painting of vellum, mounted permanently onto a 3.5" by 8" reclaimed
wooden board (3/4 " thick).
First Place Award
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