Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Growing a Pineapple from its Crown

using the crown of a pineapple to grow your own fruit

About a month ago I cut off the crowns of two pineapples and set them to root in a shallow bowl.  Today I potted them in hopes that they will grow, and I realized that some of you may like to try this out for yourselves.  Growing your own pineapple is a lesson in patience, but also a fun gardening experiment.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

School's Out Yard Sale Shopping


Today was my first official day of summer vacation.  And while I am still doing my happy-school-is-out dance, this summer is going to be filled with lots of professional development as well- nineteen days of it, in fact.  So I took to my weekend with the goal of doing something relaxing, and hitting up my local neighborhood yard sales sounded about right.  Take a look at my motley collection of goodies.

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