I've wanted to become a gardener for a long time, although renting, living in apartments, and moving frequently had made gardening pretty much impossible. Not to mention the fact that my cats have killed and eaten every single plant I've ever tried to grow indoors. (Remember my onion in Seoul?) However, once I bought my house - with its rather large yard - I knew that I would at some point plant a vegetable garden. However, I didn't plan to do it this year.