As the summer begins to wind down, do you know what starts to grow up?
grow your own, but I got mine the old fashioned way...as a door prize at a baby shower!
My mum was a little lopsided, and I knew the perfect thing to perk it right up: WORM POOP!
Similar to my veggie vermicompost applications, I put about three tablespoons right at the base of the plant. I expect that super-vitamin boost of micro-organisms will be exactly what my lopsided mum needs!
3 mum fun facts:
- Mums, or chrysanthemums, originated in China- where they brew Chrysanthemum tea!
- There are hundreds and hundreds of varieties of mums- different colors, flower sizes, and growth cycles.
- Mums are not only the birth flower for the month of November and the anniversary flower for the 13th year- they are also Chicago's city flower.
In other news, the rogue pumpkin vine has gone from this:
Get your pumpkin-carving gear out soon, folks!