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How to grow ginger from a store bought ginger root

How to grow ginger from a store bought ginger rootI love to have some fresh ginger lying around. This delicious root is great in many dishes (like sambal!) and of course in tea. Nothing beats ginger tea when you feelΒ under the weather! Ginger is easy to come by where I live, but I just love to grow my own food. That’s why I decided to grow my own ginger from a store bought root. Ginger isn’t a fast growing plant, it takes weeks to root and months before you can harvest. But it’s absolutely worth the wait! So if you want to now how to grow ginger, please read on!

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Shopping for plants

plant shopping

Today I went shopping for some plants for the bedroom. I love to have some plants there, it makes it so much more alive! I also wanted some small colorful cactus. I found everything and I am so happy with how everything looks in my home! It’s coming more and more together.

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I never was able to keep plants alive, but lately I’m doing much better. I still like to buy plants who don’t mind it when I forget them though… Do you have a lot of plants in your home? XO Wilma

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DIY – Cress cups with a face

cute cress cups with a face diy

Cress is a lovely herb that tastes great on a sandwich with cheese or cream cheese. It’s also a herb that is really easy to grow at home. Within days you can harvest from your own little window garden. When I found these little sake cups at the thrift store I immediately saw some great looking cress planters in them. Because what looks better then a cute little face with some green hair? This is also a great little project to do with kids. You will have your own fresh cress in no time!

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