Posted by: Amelia | September 16, 2007

Green Thumb Sunday: New Home Edition

When I moved back up to Cambridge from DC a week and a half ago, I brought my herbs and cayenne pepper with me.  They have made their new home on the fire escape of my little building:

herbs on fire escape

They won’t last throughout the New England winter, of course, but they’ll be nice additions to fall food.  I also picked up a new photosynthetic friend this weekend: a $13 orchid from IKEA:

orchid

I don’t know anything about orchids or tending to indoor plants, so we’ll see how long it lasts.  For $13, it’s a steal even if it ends up being only a temporary guest.  My love for IKEA grows with each visit.

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  1. Nice photos! And if you are going to feature liquor bottles behind your beautiful orchid, at least it’s Tanqueray!

  2. […] Thumb Sunday: ‘Hello, Goodbye’ Edition The orchid I bought last fall did well for a while, but over the winter its leaves started to droop.  And by droop, I mean […]


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