To the nice young couple to whom my wife sold six plants, including Stump of the World and Lillian's Yellow - apologies for what Sue thinks is an incident of bad math due to cold, resulting in overcharging! Please email and either get more plants or a refund! (sometimes plants and math don't mix....)
The delight of selling next to what must be one of the nicest people anywhere, Mr. E. L. Wheeler, he of really nice perennials and a lovely demeanor.
Reuniting, unexpectedly, with old friends from my former life (when working in the Pharma Industry). Tom and Deana, and TIm - it was so nice seeing you again.
Visits from tomato buddies, long time customers, new customers - it is always so nice to recognize you and see your smiling faces and catch up on what life has thrown at us all over the year.
Realizing how life throws us delights and struggles, and learning of health challenges of some of our good friends and customers. Your stories touched us deeply and you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Introducing some very new customers to the wonderful world of heirloom tomatoes. Each year we realize we've lost some customers to age, relocation, or just a switch in hobbies (or frustration with critters or plant diseases) - but we also are fortunate to replenish with new people with their own stories and gardens and favorites to share.
When it comes down to it, each year we are reminded that what we do, what we share, what we grow isn't about the money - it really isn't so much about the tomatoes - it is about life, good conversations, and making the most out of it all.
We sincerely appreciate each and every one of you. Thanks for your business, support, and friendship.