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I almost feel like a proud parent again. (garden speaking)

Posted Friday, May 27, 2011, at 10:04 AM

Onions seeds starting to open.
This week our daughter contacted me to see if I had any seeds or plants she could have to start a small garden at her apartment. Now that may seem a small thing, but to an avid gardener it means I have given some of that passion to our daughter and I look forward to helping it "blossom and grow".

She has had a houseplant but she got some peat pellets and a miniature greenhouse to start her seeds and wants to try vegetable and herbs. GREAT!

Of course I have a spare tomato plant, some herb plants and seeds so the process has begun to give birth to a new gardener and I couldn't be more proud.

By the way, I have not forgotten the Egyptian walking onion pictures you sent me.;-) Should get them up this weekend.

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Did you get the one I brought over to Bell Buckle?

-- Posted by cherokee2 on Sat, May 28, 2011, at 3:01 PM

I did not know it had arrived. Will pick up today.

I was out of town all week so I had not stopped by to get a cup of "joe".

-- Posted by stevemills on Sun, May 29, 2011, at 8:48 AM

Wow cherokee2. What an onion!

When I walked in the shop and started to mention the onion, I was surprised by their eyes rolling. I never expected to find a small tree in a gallon+ size container!

We took some other pictures and I will get them all up on a web page this week.

-- Posted by stevemills on Mon, May 30, 2011, at 10:30 PM

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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.