A kind friend I've made through the blog sent little Abe several packs of seeds in the mail. Today he and I planted some marigold seeds in egg cartons to sit on the window sill with the other seeds I've planted thus far. He was really excited to plant his very own seeds. (He also referred to the envelope addressed to him, filled with seeds as a miracle. "Oh, this is a miracle!" He is such a goof.)
After they were planted, watered, labeled with his name on top, and set in their very own spot on the kitchen window sill next to mommy's seeds he says to me, "mom, I want to watch my shows for a very long time now, while we wait for my flowers to grow. Like, one, two, wait for them to grow, three, four, wait for them to grow. For a VERY LOOONG time. Okay?"
In other news, as pictured above, just today I've noticed the first growth of the seeds I've planted so far. I am way too excited. Seriously, if you don't want to see silly photos like this one for the next few months, regularly, then I suggest you stay away.
I planted these tomato seeds last week Thursday. This is my very first attempt at starting seeds and as I'm sure you can imagine I've been looking eagerly at these egg cartons filled with dirt stuffed into recyclable containers on my kitchen window sill every single day; in the morning, after I get home from work, while I wash dishes, before I go to bed for the night. Gee, you'd think I were a kid in a candy store waiting for something green to emerge from the soil.
Well, today's the day.
I see green!
And I LOVE it!
(who cares if it's snowing outside right now anyway. I've got things growing in my kitchen <enormous smile>)