Saturday, May 20, 2006

What's Growin' On: 5/20/06

Realization Of The Day:
The mint is on the loose! This is really not such a bad thing, though I did think it would stay contained in my cleverly-recycled-hunk-of-tree-stump planter. I know, I know. Ha ha ha ha, you are thinking. What an idiot. This is MINT for crying out loud. But you must remember, I am the same girl who, just last month, actually thought I'd somehow killed this very same mint over the winter. Okay, you can stop laughing now.

Anyway, the good news is that this runaway mint is apparently very happy in a spot where nothing else except extremely brave weeds will grow, as it can be accessed and attacked by cats, dogs, and even sheep. It'll be a small miracle if it survives, but I hope it does. I'm looking forward to having the only sheep around with minty fresh breath.


  1. I love the treestump planter...I used to have one myself, when I lived in Toronto and our big maple had to be cut down. The inside was totally rotten, and hollow, and was perfect for planting. Your mint will survive, I'm sure!

  2. Great little planter. I love mint, but I won't grow it anywhere but in a pot on the deck, far away from any other soil. I have enough trouble with arugula and cilantro in the lawn, thank you.

  3. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment about the Thai Pink tomatoes. I am looking forward to them!

    I love that stump planter! I have a few stumps around here and I am going to have to give that a try.


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