Maybe a garden is too much. How about an herb garden? I got one for my birthday a while back and finally got around to planting the seeds a couple weeks ago. Here is a step-by-step tutorial on planting an herb garden kit.
I'm not sure what I was expecting, but let me tell you this... Most of the stores are still closed. The food court restaurants are open, as well as a handful of other stores. Take a look inside Rimrock Mall during our 5/6 visit.