Category Archives: Plants

The wonder of life – potato skins

Oh the wonder of potato skins Rooting on my window sill! The tuber, meant to sustain new life I have eaten. Its atoms, calories, molecules Are part of me. All it has left are the skins I discarded With their … Continue reading

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Joy

Picked from the garden.

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Ginger – life fights back

  After a while a new growing tip emerged from the chewed top which opened into a very stunted leaf. The next one had its tip missing. But hey! It’s still growing! Life is stronger than destruction.

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Ginger – lament

  My beautiful promising plant went from this (right) to this overnight.   The top shoot was hanging down and fell off when I picked the pot up for a closer look and I turned around a few minutes later … Continue reading

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Ginger – progress

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Ginger – a second shoot

The ginger continued to grow with a second shoot  soon overtaking the first. A week or so later a leaf started to appear on this second shoot whilst the first appeared to have stagnated.

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Ginger – a happy accident?

It all started by accident. I bought some root ginger to make a cake ready for holiday but the food mixer broke down and the cake didn’t get made. After the holiday the mixer was fixed and I went to … Continue reading

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