Category Archives: Gardening

Avocado, Cherry and Peach Pits!


It was a stormy day.  I spent the afternoon doing laundry and baking cherry scones.  I had already saved a peach pit and avocado seed, and also some of the cherry pits from the scones.  I grew up with peach, cherry, and plum trees.  I spent a lot of summer days swimming and gorging on fruit.  They were the best peaches I’ve ever had.

I have no idea how you are supposed to plant these things, so I hammered open the peach and cherry pits, and poked the avocado seed with skewers and immursed it in water. seed3

Now to wait and see!

Plants… Can’t Get Enough Of Them


I love plants, like really love them.  If greenhouses were available for housing here in Ontario, I would live in one (they aren’t, but maybe one day.  I can only hope).  Everytime I visit a greenhouse, or butterfly conservatory, I feel a zen-like calm come over me.  I’m happy and the world slows down, just a little bit.



my most recent foray to the geenhouse


The plants I love the most I have grown from a seed: lemon tree, papaya tree, and pineapple.  I had a jackfruit too, but it didn’t make it (I will be trying that one again).


I plan on adding an avocado tree to the family, but haven’t had a seed sprout roots yet, which seems odd, but I will keep trying with every avocado I bring home (every seed I bring home really).  I love trying to sprout seeds and getting a cutting started.


What are some of your favourite things to grow?