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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Welcome!

Hello, and thanks for visiting my blog!

I suppose I should do the whole introduction thing...

My name is May. I'm from rural Canada, and I'm a hobbyist. My interests are diverse and varied, ranging from programming to piloting aircraft to fly tying. But my primary past time is gardening. Over the years, I have attempted some insane feats, including growing a banana tree indoors (which has been a tremendous success thus far!). I continue to expand my interests, and learn more of the existing ones.

I hope this blog will be of some help to anyone seeking a new hobby, or to anyone looking to improve or even just talk about their existing ones.

See ya soon!

~May

8 comments:

  1. So, have you gotten the banana tree to actually bear fruit?

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  2. Always nice to bump into a fellow Canadian! looking forward to more stories and possibly pics of your harvests? enjoy!

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  3. Ah, I haven't gotten it to bear fruit yet. So far, it stands about two meters high. It should be getting fairly close to flowering. Perhaps in the next year or two.

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  4. Whoa! It takes YEARS for it to flower?

    Have you ever tried growing avocado indoors?

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  5. Under tropical conditions, it'll flower in nine months to a year. But in my climate, without a grow light, it takes considerably longer. Add to that the two new pups it's supporting, and yeah, it'll take some time. =D

    I haven't tried avocados yet. I had some limited success with papayas, though.

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  6. Great blog, i will follow for sure :)

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  7. Wow this is great, I live in the tropics and I've tried my hand at growing various plants...up until now I've grown pumpkin, tamarindo(don't know its english name if any)lemon, mango(two different kinds) and recao(again i don't know the names of the plants in english) I'll follow this blog since it looks really interesting plus your recipe had me sold x3

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  8. Picking up a hobby in rural Canada seems to be the best idea. For that matter, a hobby in rural anywhere is best to keep you sane, especially in those dreary winter months.

    I do enjoy gardening also.

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