On the White House food policy blog Obama Foodorama, this post about the condition of the kitchen garden is making headlines. Seriously. Are people surprised that gardens need regular staff time or they’ll go to weed? Maybe readers are glad to see that even this famous garden turns into a mess so quickly, because only watering was deemed essential during the Shutdown.
But is “wrecked” really the word for a garden that hasn’t been weeded in two weeks?