Tradescantia pallida – This plant (it’s tropical, only grown as an annual here) is also known as Wandering Jew. I’m assuming this name has super-racist origins, but I’m too lazy to pursue them.
Here’s how you do it:
Take the cherries and raspberries that are in your fridge about to go bad because, in a fit of productivity, you picked them and washed them and then left them in a container in the fridge with no plan for their use.
Take the pits out of the cherries. (we like to use the Lifehacker Bashing Method)
Put them in a pan.
Make a bunch of pan puns.
Cook them for a few minutes with some sugar. (An indeterminate amount; I just poured some in)
While they are cooking, mash them with a potato ricer.
Put them in mason jars in your freezer. In the winter, you can eat them on ice cream and remember how it was once warm.
I gave this post the most descriptive title I could think of.
You had me at “space lettuce.”
When my garden starts looking less happy and healthy (droopy lime-green leaves instead of leaf-green leaves being the main sign), in spite of the lazy earth-nurturing I’ve been doing, I do add some organic fertilizer. There are a couple of options here: you can buy something readymade (or concentrated, that needs to be mixed with water) or you can mix your own. Continue reading
It stopped raining after like 10 seconds and I still haven’t watered my garden.
I just went outside to water my plants and as I was standing there, pondering the task at hand, the first drops of rain fell. I’m a wizard. Ooh, or Storm from X-Men.