We have all played garden and seen other people make a garden; but did we ever have a garden ourselves? Some day we may want to know all about gardening, and perhaps may have a beautiful piece of ground to use to help give us the very sweetest fresh flowers and vegetables.
What a good idea it would be to have Mamma send for some seed catalogues, and also books with pictures of farm tools and machinery! Our little friend Dorothy has made quite a study of the farmer, and can tell his whole story in her scrapbook, beginning with the very first tools he uses and the first seed he sows; then also she knows just when he does certain work with his tools in the corn and grain. Finally, her scrapbook tells all about the harvest time, and around the margins are flying all the different kinds of birds that come with each season, and the wild flowers which show their heads from April to October.
It would be as much fun as the best continued story, to start such a beautiful scrapbook story, to be brought out on each rainy day during the coming Summer. And think of the stories you could tell to all next Winter’s visitors!