Green Thumb? Well … Greenish.

Last year was the first time I ever tried to keep a garden of any sort. And when I say garden, let me be clear that I have a balcony, so it’s not so much a garden as however many plants I can keep alive.

All in all I think I did pretty well in 2008, managing to keep three flowered pots going for the entire season. Naturally, I wound up killing them all by the time fall came around, I’m focusing on the positives …

So today Liz and I are off to Home Depot to select this year’s crop of Last year was the first time I ever tried to keep a garden of any sort. And when I say garden, let me be clear that I have a balcony, so it’s not so much a garden as however many plants I can keep alive.

All in all I think I did pretty well in 2008, managing to keep three flowered pots going for the entire season. Naturally, I wound up killing them all by the time fall came around, I’m focusing on the positives …

So today Liz and I are off to Home Depot to select this year’s crop of potted plants and flowers, and see if I can do a slightly better job this year. And the way I’m defining "success" is if I a) keep all the plants we bring home alive all season and b) bring at least one living plant indoors before the cooler weather wipes them out.

Granted, these may not be the highest standards imaginable, but I’m pacing myself.

If all goes well we’ll come back with at least three plants today, but who knows? My green thumb hasn’t exactly been certified yet …

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