Winning #ContainerCraze container

Dean Hildreth is the winner of Fine Gardening's #ContainerCraze challenge sponsored by Sweet Spot.  His gardening journey will touch your heart.

"My favorite memories as a child were the hours spent in the summer with my Grandmother tending to her vegetable and flower gardens. She lived on a small farm and we would load the truck every Saturday morning and head to the local farmers market with large glass jugs filled with sun flowers, zinnias, dahlias, and baskets full of fresh vegetables. She lived to be 100 years old. When she passed she had a flat each of tomato and pepper plants growing on her dining room table that she had started from seed saved from the year before. In memory of her, I plant a tribute garden every year. She's still my sweetheart and inspires me every day."

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