Saturday, April 20, 2013

sowing seeds













(sweater: forever 21, collared-top/pants: thrifted, tank: american apparel, boots: payless

   Do you remember the last time you gave your time to a community in need? I couldn't either. I have been trying to find volunteer work that I could spend some of my free time contributing to, but it was always the thoughts of "what free time?" or "even a busy schedule ". One of my dear friends had told me about Quindaro Community Gardens, and told me I should make the trip out this Saturday and spend a few hours of my time here. I am ever so glad that I did, the ideals of the organizers reach right out to me and I am excited to learn more about maintaining a large garden. 
   The feeling of doing labor with your own two hands, not just for yourself, is a feeling I had forgot. I forgot the feeling of "free time that was well spent". We planted cucumbers and kale today, in the newly founded garden space. There are only a very few other vegetables planted so far, because this project has only just begun. More information can be found at their website, if you are a local in the Kansas City area and would like to learn more about this project. 

12 comments:

  1. love the collar on that striped top. happy spring!

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  2. The little pin on your collar is so adorable! And by the way, I can't wait for you to join our May blog day either!!

    Jillian - http://epic-thread.blogspot.com

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  3. I always wanted to have a little garden, or even better- sheep, and just live the simple life in the woods with my sheep and home made wine :D
    It's a wonderful experience to feel so connected with nature :)

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  4. What a perfect and lovely view!
    Your outfit looks so cute too! Love it <33
    Xx

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  5. What an amazing way to spend a few hours! Planting and gardening never feels like work to me.

    You'll have to go back and visit when its in bloom.


    chloe
    www.bythelock.com

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  6. nice shirt!!!
    kisses

    http://lestyledelapetiteblonde.blogspot.com.es/

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  7. great blog! love this post :)
    follow each other dear on bloglovin? :)
    MaryFashionLove
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  8. love this post sweetie!!!

    xxx

    http://liamakrigeni.blogspot.gr/

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  9. This is so great! I have here in Ohio a community garden right behind my flat but as I will not stay here much longer it is not worth planting anything. In Germany I will then have to plant on my windowsill again.

    Happy Sunday!

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  10. Hooray for community gardens!!! I just purchased a plot at one myself and can't wait to get my hands dirty in it. It's such a rewarding feeling to give back to the community and earth for that matter. Super cute photos! Even doing gardening you look as adorable as always!

    xo Marisa

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