Recently, I purchased a home with several preexisting gardens. I've loved seeing all the beautiful displays that springtime brings, but never realized how much energy it took to get from dirt to glorious, and gaa! you get dirty in the process. What parallels are there with training? Let's consider that in today's Illuminating Ideas. We'll look at two related topics -- how to have a great garden, and how to improve your skills as a gardener.
The old nursery rhyme begins with a question, asking what it takes to make the lovely garden grow.