So what am I doing? Well, it seems I may or may not be backwards. I am starting an indoor garden. I know, it's summer and the living is easy, but I like to plan ahead. Okay, maybe I procrastinated and I am actually a few months behind, but I really want some nice indoor plants. That way when it actually is winter I can pretend it is summer. Talk about convoluted thinking. I am already thinking of winter when summer hasn't even officially begun yet. I don't like thinking about winter even when it actually is winter.
It all started a couple of months ago. I saw where snake plants were good plants to have in your bedroom. They help to purify the air and they are easy to take care of. So I got it into my head that I had to have one. Sure enough the next weekend when I was out on a yard sale hunt I came across this one.
It was a really nice size, healthy, in a pretty pot, and at $5.00 it was definitely coming home with me.
This showed up next at my door for Mother's Day.
How adorable is that? It's a bonsai ficus tree. I know because I asked my cousin who owns the family florist now and he enlightened me. I love it.
A few weeks later I was in Goodwill. (When am I not in Goodwill) and found two pretty pottery pots. They were only $1.50 each. Have I ever told you how much I love a bargain? They are the perfect size for my wide windowsill.
Now they just needed some plants, so when I was in Trader Joe's this past week I thought I would look and see what they had. I was really tempted by a succulent, but I knew that I wanted some fresh basil and they had a large display of basil plants. I also loved a tropical plant they had. So I got one of each. I'm having a definite senior moment on the name of the tropical plant. It will probably come to me as soon as I hit post. Don't you hate that?
I moved my little lemon tree that I got for my birthday outside for the summer. I repotted it in a larger pot and it has definitely grown. It's got lots of blooms and eventually when the tree gets larger I should get some fresh lemons. Can't wait for that.
So I may or may not be backwards, but I am really loving how my little indoor garden is growing.