Category Archives: Gardening

Tomato Timing

I started some tomato seeds seven weeks ago. The plants are big now, and ready to be planted. But I didn’t think this through. I don’t have full sun on my lanai. Should I try to grow tomatoes there anyway? … Continue reading

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Baby Crownflower Trees

The crownflower seeds I planted at the beginning of August have sprouted. I had left them in the seed-starting tray for a while, but I finally transferred some of them to larger pots. It feels like they’re growing slowly, but … Continue reading

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A Second Starfish

Happy Birthday to me niece Alicia! Anna. Yay! My starfish flower is blooming again. This time, I got two blooms. One finished a few days ago. The other one just opened yesterday. If what I’ve read about these on the … Continue reading

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Snail Solution

The aquarium in my classroom is infested with snails. At least, I think they’re snails. They’re really tiny things that look sort of like barnacles. But they do have a hard shell, and one of my students said she saw … Continue reading

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Again with the Lanai

Happy Birthday to my niece Rachel! Woo hoo! My lanai has been looking crowded and junky. I’ve been trying to figure out how to straighten it up. I wanted long shelves, but the long storage shelves at the home improvement … Continue reading

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