Knowing other farmers who have been doing this longer than her, I can comfortably say that this concern never really goes away—each year after planting time you’ll fret until you start seeing green shoots. No matter how familiar with growing patterns you get, there’s always room for doubt in your mind. (Robin Babb in this week’s Alibi)
Well, that’s reassuring. I mean, I don’t actually feel reassured. But it’s reassuring to know I’m not the only would-be grower who’s concerned.