I’ve killed a lot of plants in the past. Full on planticide. There was the weird looking one I had on my windowsill as a kid… but it didn’t flower so I neglected it until it shrivelled and dried out (it was a Cactus, by the way. Yep. A Cactus dried out.). Then there was the pink Gerbera called Fred that I adopted in Uni to keep me company while I wrote at my desk. He came a cropper in the car on the way home at the end of term. I am officially an Ocimum Basilicum serial killer; Basil plants shake at the roots when I bring them home to sit on my kitchen windowsill.
I actually really love having plants around, and would like to think I’m green fingered deep down. I’m actually much, much better than I used to be thanks to a good run with a few Orchids (all alive to date…!) and a green fingered friend keeping a watchful eye (Call it Plant Parole). Anyway, I was so confident that I decided to give Cacti a go again and get a little Terrarium started up 🙂
Hopefully they’ll all like their new home sitting on top of the trunk in my lounge… If not, check back here for their obituary in a few weeks time..! 🙂