Retirement brings on not only the gardening bug for Patricia, but also the opportunity to grow many varieties of begonia.
"My name is Patricia Mickelson and I live in Carpinteria, a small town near near Santa Barbara, California. I have been gardening since I moved here 20 years ago but it was not until I retired about 7 years ago that I got the "gardening bug." The mild climate here on the west coast allows me to grow a variety of begonias in my backyard almost all year round."
Have a garden you'd like to share? Email 5-10 photos and a brief story about your garden to [email protected]. Please include where you are located!
You don't have to be a professional garden photographer – check out our garden photography tips!
Do you receive the GPOD by email yet? Sign up here.