After my first round of gardening, I might have gotten a little overly confident and decided I was ready for bigger fish. By fish I mean this glorious cactus and its little tomato plant friend. While I might daydream about a functioning and self-sufficient garden, that’s just not something that’s realistic with my current living and working situation. However, I am intent on making the most of my little kitchen entrance/back porch and bringing a couple of vegetables and herbs to cultivate is just one of the plans I have for our expanded space.
While we don’t have a lawn or backyard to enjoy, I do take full enjoyment of our neighbors lilacs and watching the squirrels scurry up and down the large trees that shadow our parking space. It’s weird, these little moments and small enjoyments that make me feel that I am slowly growing into my skin and finding ways to live life just a little bit slower, even with a hectic job schedule.
Honestly though, this post is really just a reason to post the only picture I got of the lilacs before they all wilted, as well as showing off this cactus! Ta-da! Cross all your fingers for me as I try to find an appropriate place for this sucker that allows it to get all the light and attention it deserves, while shielding it from our nibbly kitten.
Any plant-lovers out there that know of more plants that are non-toxic to cats? While I do my best to keep them away from her, she still has her ways of reaching the leaves of anything I bring inside, which is why my plant assortment relies strictly on succulents and these indoor palms that I keep killing…