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Greenthumbs

So by popular demand, here is a glimpse of how our little baby worms are doing:


There they are... all happily wriggling and thriving on our vegetable and fruit scraps. Hubby has been doing some research and is planning to make some tweaks to their polystyrene box so we can harvest the worm tea (some kind of powderful fertilizer liquid produced by the worms which is so potent, it needs to be diluted with nine parts water before pouring on the plants).


Other updates on our garden activity:


We recently planted the 'pencil plants'... they'll soon grow taller to add an elegant touch (and as mum puts it, add some grace) to our home.



The bushy plants we took from Uncle Yu Chang's house have not died and are starting to flower. Live plants = Good.



The chilli plant we took from Aunty Alicia's garden, still green. And I believe it also holds true that Green = Good!



However the growth of the capsicum seed planted by mum has been a little stunted. It hasn't grown much larger tha…

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