[Greensharing] Why I Gave a Child a Plant

Recently, I transplanted a few extra strawberries from the field into pots so I could take them home and grow them on the balcony. I like to surround myself with as many different plants as possible at all times, and strawberries were something I wasn’t growing at home.

As I was carrying my new little seed starts up the steps into our apartment, I ran into a little girl who lives downstairs. As I passed, she commented on the strawberries saying that they were “pretty” and “nice”. Seeing her eyes widen as she examined the plants, I knew she was excited about them. Continue reading