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  • January 31, 2015, 11:09:18 PM

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Re: Men usually don't garden
« Reply #30 on: January 22, 2015, 11:26:50 AM »

And I can do better (or worse) than that.

I managed to kill an artificial plant.   Mail-ordered a nice fern to  decorate the house.  When I got it, I followed the instructions, and put each frond in the styrofoam they provided, in a nice glass bowl, and set it out on the coffee table.  Over the next few days, it **withered**!!  It was not in the sun, or next to a heating vent.  I tried spraying water on it.  Nothing helped it.

So now I am know as the family member that killed an artificial plant.

On the other hand, I used to have a thriving herb garden, before I got too bad healthwise to keep it up.

I can do that too!  My mom was amazing with plants, outside and inside.  The green thumb skipped a generation because I'm completely useless with plants (animals thrive however) and my DD is very good with plants AND animals.