A few weeks back, I found a luscious green Boston fern at my local plant nursery. I've never owned a fern before, but done fairly well with maintaining the growing number of indoor and outdoor plants I have in and around the home. I was attracted to how big the fern was, and could immediately picture where it would go in my home, and how it would enhance my environment. As with all plants purchased in a nursery, I looked for the tiny "Care" instructions, inserted in the soil.
I'd like to introduce you to my friend Avo. Avo is a seedling I cultivated 4 to 5 months ago from a delicious avocado I ate. I had this brilliant idea to see if I could grow an avocado tree from seed, so I did some research on the many ways to do it, and I chose the way that mimics what would occur naturally; I stuck the seed in dirt and watered. For months, I continued to water this seed in dirt, and it didn't look like anything was happening. I second-guessed the way I chos