Some people have a green thumb. Some people have a black thumb. Then there is little old me…
This was a gift from a wonderful friend at Thanksgiving. I have watered. Not too much. Not too little. I have not fed it coke. We do not buy soda. I realize that it is suppose to bud and then regenerate. But die???? What am I doing wrong.
Even the leaves are starting to turn yellowish. It is sad. Is it foreshadowing???? Is this saying, ” You are not a plant person.” Not sure, but I’m beginning to feel that way.
This is bothersome because hubby wants to start looking at seeds for a garden in the backyard. Spring planting he calls it. Something we can do together. It is called a hobby. He is all about having a hobby. (That is another subject for another day.) A couple of months ago I was pumped. I was thinking no big deal. We can do this. We will grow our own food. We will become really healthy people! I was thinking, tomatoes, herbs, lettuce, and onions. I was daydreaming about summer. In that dream I was in the garden picking up lettuce leaves for a salad that we would have that evening for dinner. I looked around and noticed that the tomatoes were a lush red and I picked a couple off the vine. Then I turned and looked at the herbs and decided to grab a few to toss in for favor. Of course I was wearing a summer dress, sandals…. You get the picture. Now, I am thinking garden, more like backyard of death. If I cannot even keep a plant alive whatever made me think that I could grow a couple of tomatoes????
Oh my! What am I going to do? I have to start conditioning myself for garden success. I have to research how to keep plants alive. I cannot kill plants. Talk to them. Would that help???? Sending positive growing vibes, maybe… Not sure but I have to do something. I want my daydream…
I do not like to fail. It is not in my vocabulary. Rise up and grow, darn it!!!!
Suggestions… oh wise people?????