how’s it growing!

Back again with another edition of how’s it growing! avocados! I’ve been feeling very encouraged by my baby avocado trees lately. I go through spells with these dudes. Love them for a period of time, then get mad at them for not growing well then I’m back in love. I would like to do a

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how’s it growing!

My kitchen table. Purchased so we didn’t have to eat on the couch but now covered in plants. Whoops. I’m back to blogging about plants. No apologies. I love plants. Growing things is my favorite just for fun hobby and in this day and age of turning everything into some sort of side hustle –

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#1 houseplant care must have!

Okay, so maybe this isn’t the “#1 houseplant care must have”. I’d say that goes to proper lighting or pots with drainage. BUT, holy cow, it’s been a major game changer for me! The Dr. meter moisture meter! *cue angels singing in the background* It is a small device that you poke into the soil

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my mother’s plants

Grief for me has been cycling through the polar opposites of ‘save everything!’ and ‘throw it all away!’ Sorting through her storage room in my dad’s garage a few weekends back with my sister-in-law, I found myself when asked what to do with something, more often than not, answering “Goodwill pile!” Guess it was just

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adventures in avocado propagation VI

July 17th, 2018 —-> August 2nd, 2018 Since the beginning of the year I’ve been trying my hand to grow avocado pits. It’s been an extremely slow process. My patience has definitely paid off though, especially in the last few months. At first, the only progress I could see was cracked pits and the tiniest

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adventures in avocado propagation V

June 19th, 2018 It’s been a little while since my last avocado propagation update and a lot has changed. Back on June 2nd, the pit shown above had fallen from the windowsill where I had it and split in two. I briefly considered throwing it away opted to put both pieces back in the container

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adventures in avocado propagation IV

May 21st, 2018 Look how wild that one is getting! I’m a little grossed out by how… meaty(??), for lack of a better word, it is on the inside. At this time it seems to be the only one growing all that extra stuff. May 26th, 2018 Look at all that growth! I’m super impressed

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