This is the first in this series of theme Crossword Puzzle quilts. This one celebrates the joys and sorrows of gardening. The black squares are a commercial tone-on-tone black print with light gray roses. In the center of each black square is hand quilted a four pedal flower. Flower names, tools, and other gardening terms are hand quilted in the white squares, which are a commercial tone-on-tone tiny leaf pattern. The floral border is hand quilted in a crosshatch pattern.