Under the sweltering sun at West Reading’s community garden, Lore DeHart offered up her arugula by the bundle.
As it turns out, she’s found, she’s not so big a fan of it after all.
Another thing she’s learned? Her radishes could use some work.
With two plots to tend to, it’s been a trial-and-error process for the retired Exeter School District teacher who, despite growing up on 6 acres of land, counts herself a novice among her fellow gardeners at the South Second Avenue and Chestnut Street garden.