Around the House, Asides and Such

Recycled Celery


Hello, 2015, and hello winter! The garden is cleared out, the compost tumbler is in hibernation mode, and everything outside is “battened-down” for the next few cold months ahead. Time to grow some green indoors. I plan on planting a few herbs on my window sill next week (parsley, cilantro, and maybe some basil) and since I was done with a bunch of celery in the fridge, I did this little project again this afternoon. Did you know you can put the end of your celery bunch in water to use as a fun houseplant? Just place your celery end so it is just touching the surface of the water in a jar or container. Within a day or two, you will start seeing growth at the center of the celery bunch! So fun. Depending on the size of your container, you might need toothpicks to help keep your celery end from slipping in. Continue reading “Recycled Celery”

Asides and Such

Vacation Thyme

It’s been a little quiet here at Clover and Thyme for the past week or so…our family is vacationing at the Jersey Shore, enjoying the start of summer with a healthy dose of sun, surf and sand. You know it’s been a relaxing vacation when you lose track of what time of day it is, and your June magazine issues have the scratchy sound of sand stuck between the pages.

I’ll be back to posting come Monday, I’ll most certainly have a big garden update to share along with photos from our time here at the shore.