My little princess' container garden

Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by Bear, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Gotta start them young.... she loves planting flowers and taking them to school... beans, tomatoes, oranges, guavas, chili peppers, oregano, basil, thyme, mint, egg plant, tangerine, apple, green onion, etc....
    By the way... if anyone knows what kind of beans are next to the morning glorys... let me know... she got them at school... started with one... then went to one bean pod... 9 seads... and now a bush loaded with white and purple flowers and little beans starting to form... the bean pods are huge and so are the beans....
    Oh and a couple feuding chameleons.... got these suckers tamed so they will come and get a mealworm out of your hand.....
    1st grade flowers.JPG Chili peppers.JPG Egg Plant.JPG Peas.JPG mint.JPG Seedless Tangerine.JPG Morning Glory and beans.JPG Thyme.JPG White Guava.JPG Feuding chameleons.JPG Feuding Chameleons 2.JPG Jade and Grandma's apple.JPG close up bean plant.JPG
  2. oldteacher

    oldteacher Monkey+++

    Did running butterbeans on a piece of lattice by the back door one year. Even though they were hybrids, they came back every year. Not enough to put in the freezer, but they did fine in stir-fry.
  3. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Your Princess has a lovely garden, Bear!
  4. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Thanks Tracy... She's pretty proud of it... we spend part of the afternoons after school tending the garden, pulling weeds, picking fruit and vegetables, smelling the flowers and herbs, looking at the bugs, bees and feeding and catching the chameleons.... then we ride bike, play volleyball, play with the dogs or take walks.... much better watching TV or playing video games.... gotta start them young!
  5. Pru

    Pru Monkey+++

    Her plants are beautiful. And so are your mountains. Do you share your general location? I'm surprized to see such green mountains.
  6. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey


    Windward side on the island of Oahu, Hawaii..... you should see the mountains and Waimea Canyon on Kauai.... beautiful....
  7. Pru

    Pru Monkey+++

    Yay! I guessed right...I'm smarter than I thought! ;) It *is* beautiful.

    Have you seen the mountains of the West? Montana, Wyoming, Colorado? Also beautiful, but in a different way. Much of this area is 'alpine desert' - very dry, lots of sage brush; it's all pale sage color.
  8. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Nice, Bear.
    I'm looking forward to spending some simple time experiencing life with my 90 day old daughter myself.

    Where is Speedy? are the other guys safe with him around?
  9. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    I'll take some pics tommorrow.... not sure if its a girl or a boy... ate some clover and took a poop today.... sleeping in its little cave right now ....[LMAO]
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