Wednesday, 13 March 2013

You Just Died In My Arms Tonight

Rest in Peace.
I will always remember that first day I saw you; You were all perky and cute... quite the flirt.
Of course I had to pick you up... and I am embarrassed to say that I took you home that night.
But then I got you home, and managed to kill you...


If you hadn't noticed, I killed my corriander herb.
Sadly, I am a recovering black-thumbic.
My recovery is going well...however...


I bought a basil and parsley plant, and both are doing great!
We are going on 2 weeks without issue.


I have also managed to keep a snake plant alive for 2 months!!


Things went so well that I bought a second one a month ago.
I should admit that I specifically bought the snake plant because the tag said "likes to be ignored", and "tolerant". ;)



 Finally, and this is very exciting to me... I am not only maintaining life, but creating it.
I read somewhere that if you put your romaine lettuce stump in an inch of water, and change the water every day, it will re-grow its leaves.
The romaine on the right is a week old. The romaine on the left is 2 days old.


Happy Spring Everyone!!!

5 comments:

  1. I am envious of your ability to not murder plants. I am unfortunately, a plant killer. Not consciously. You name it, I've killed it. I literally cannot keep anything alive. The more I love it, the more prolonged its suffering.

    I might try your lettuce trick. Maybe its the soil that's deflecting my love ...

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    1. Well, it wasn't always that way. It really comes down to my desperation to not kill things that can't speak up. Grey-dog gets fed because of his strict schedule, and ability to bark & throw his dish around. HA!

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  2. don't forget to pinch back the basil or it will get "leggy".

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    1. Hopefully, I will be doing a bit more cooking, and will be using it up! Thanks for the tip!!

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  3. I love how you draw us in with your little stories...it keeps us coming back to see more...kk

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