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Flowering Kumquat Tree

Ok, first of all, I’m not sure what type of a citrus tree is this but I suspect it’s a kumquat. Please enlighten me if you know.

Flowering Kumquat Tree

My mom bought a kumquat tree early this year for Chinese New Year. Immediately, I told her I would take care of it because I know she’s not much into gardening plus she would spew nonsense towards it even before the tree has a chance to adapt into our environment. 😂 You see, a majority of my mom’s conversation is about negativity. I do correct her and encourage her to talk about positive things but I guess it’s hard to change people.
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When Nature Gives You Sesame Seeds

Throwback to early this year, I witnessed a peculiar plant growing in one of my pots. As time goes by, it grew taller and taller, and starts bearing very cute rectangular pods.

Sesame Seed Plant
Can you guess what plant is this? Oh yeah, that’s right. The title post blew it.
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Growing Avocado Trees From Seeds

I mentioned about sharing my experience on growing avocado trees from seeds back in June in my growing vegetables & fruits from kitchen scraps post. So here it is, nearly 3 months later. Although not much I’ve gain in terms of experience except to see my beloved avocado trees growing bigger and stronger.

Before I divulge more, let me tell you the story on how it got started.

Back around Feb-Mar this year, my sis attempted growing avocado with this peculiar technique of poking the seed with toothpicks and let it half-submerged in a glass of water. If you google ‘grow avocado’, you’ll see many search results using this method. My sis’ attempt was a failure. Nothing grew.

So I told her why not just plant the seed directly to the soil? The most straight forward method. Hah! She followed my advice and wah la…

Growing Avocado Trees From Seeds
Precious!!!
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