The Garden has been Started…unless the seeds are duds.

22 May

Well, I have almost survived this week of daily doctor visits.

I am happy to report that the prescription sunglasses are ordered and will be here in about two weeks! I am super excited.. as are my eyes. I am hesitantly optimistic that the ‘specialized chiropractor’  will be able to help me feel better . (if you want the link to him, check out https://thestartofagoodlife.wordpress.com/2014/05/20/friends-banding-together-via-the-wide-web/ ) I have learned some very interesting things about how the body works from my two appointments with him.  So I will be going to him two times a week for however long, to see if he can help me. It is completely different than anything I have tried in the past, so here’s hoping! (and praying) 

As for my seed starting, I was able to go out to my mom’s house and have fun with her planting planting and planting. I had hoped to make these –  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/146085581637800748/ newspaper seed growing pot , but sadly, folding, or as it’s called , origami, is not a gift that I was blessed with. I got all the way through the instructions and….I didn’t have a ‘pot’. . So, I tossed it in the burn barrel and said ‘all well’. And decided to use up the empty pots that my mom had already offered. This is what I brought home : 

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But imagine, if you can, a large golden retriever, all these pots plus two more, my purse, sweater, small friends welcome sign to hang by my door, a grocery bag with miscellaneous items and me all in my 68 Volkswagen Beetle. Yes, I did it, with the help of my mom – since my back was still hurting and I was under doctors’ orders to not lift anything… It was an interesting – which means slow and careful corners and praying the whole way – drive to my house but we all survived!  

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The two green pots with obvious life in them are the strawberry plants my sister gave me (yay!) and she also gave me an oregano plant – which I of course, forgot to take a photo of. This bottom pot is my avocado plant – I suspended a seed in a jar with water and voila! We have a plant. The skinny bit with one leaf ( just realized the photo cuts off the leaf. it’s on the right front)  is also avocado… I was advised at one point to trim the growth of the avocado because it was super tall with just two leaves at the top… well, i trimmed it and put the top bit in the water too. And, while I thought it would die, it has started to get roots on it too! Crazy! The other tall bit – back right – is garlic. I did the same thing with a clove of garlic and now we will see if I get garlic to grow! 

Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy days to read my bit of a blog. I appreciate it so much, and get excited every time one of you leaves a comment, likes or follows. God bless and have fun this Memorial weekend!

One Response to “The Garden has been Started…unless the seeds are duds.”

  1. Genevieve May 23, 2014 at 9:58 pm #

    Ooh! So fun! 🙂
    Miss you!
    Genevieve

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