I'd like to tell you a tale about corn, namely, the 10 corn plants that were once growing in a little place in Brooklyn called FarmTina.
Corn growing in FarmTina, June 2010. Photo by Josh Roxas
I originally wanted to grow corn in my garden because it just looks so darn cool. It's pretty impressive to have giant cornstalks towering over my backyard fence, and since I'm a visual person, it was really important that my garden be growing on every visual plane between one and ten feet. It was also important that when people visited FarmTina, they said, "Ooh, wow!".
Apparently, I need to get my priorities straight. Growing corn was not such a good idea for me... Here is my saga: