Honor loves our plants. She has studied about plants - seeds, soil, sun, water - at school, and she is always bringing home seedpods that she finds. The school campus has many flowering (and shady!) trees, and the seeds get everywhere. Good hunting for my little nature lover. She brought home 3 seeds a couple of weeks ago. We placed them on a wet papertowel inside of a plastic bag and after a bit, the round seed she had, sprouted. She's very proud of her new 'baby'.
After letting it grow a few more leaves, we planted it in a pot. Honor has also been asking for more plants for her balcony. Each of our rooms has a TINY balcony - 3 feet deep at the most. Barely big enough to stand in, but room for a few pots. Most of our plants did not make it through the summer - that side of the apartment is full sun and they baked. Some were annuals anyway and it was time to switch them out. We went out this weekend and got a trunk load of new plants. I'll have to post some pics later. Brian picked out a couple for his balcony, but while he truly appreciates pretty plants, he isn't much into the work. Honor loves to give the plants 'love' though, and she helped me re-pot and arrange all of our new and old greenery. Nice to have some green again!