So besides growing food, I do venture into other businesses. Another small project that I did recently was re-purposing some used bottles to plant mini bitter gourd seedlings. They came from a strange vine that appeared in my backyard a few months ago. The main suspect is a bird, which had probably dumped a seed… Continue reading Bottled and Up
It’s time for another weekly peek at the trio I have in my washing machine planter. Here they are: The plants look healthy and well, despite the heat that went up to 35 degrees Celsius in some afternoons. Grow grow grow, my friends!
It’s Week 4! The plants are growing healthily, so just a quick one:
It’s been another week! Let’s have a look at my little guys: Yes they look healthy and have gotten taller and a little fatter. Strangely I feel like a proud parent showing them off. In the meantime, I have a couple of chili seedlings going on nicely. Some tomato seeds should be sprouting any day… Continue reading Washing Machine Planter Update – Week 3
Welcome to the second update! The young plants continue to grow steadily in their washing machine home. For that, I am of course very pleased. Here they are: The weather has been rather unpredictable these few days, alternating between scorching sun and thunderstorms. I have been as vigilant as I can in providing my little… Continue reading Washing Machine Planter Update – Week 2
It’s been a week since my washing machine planter has been up. The plants are growing slowly but steadily. Here’s a picture of them: Nothing crazy has happened, no miraculous overnight growth or things like that. I am glad enough that they are pest-free and look pretty healthy.
Container gardening has always appealed to me with its benefits. Personally I adore it as: it is flexible to move individual containers it is somewhat easy to control pests I get to re-purpose all kinds of “junks” Junks to many are on the contrary valuables to me. It is a shame that most people throw… Continue reading Washing Machine Planter