I have just realized that I have been doing something every day since the Holidays, that I now enjoy doing. I can do it whether in a while in a wheel chair, or walking with cane.
I had always done all of this outside, but had forgotten about how I had started gardening indoors, with just my love of house plants. Being that at the time we had a huge house, with lots of light and space, plus decks outside that I had continously decorated with plants and flowering plants.
It is home (indoor) gardenening. It started when my stepson bought me a Christmas Cactus last year for Christmas; I tended to it occasionaly but really did not see anything happen with it, but I still fed and watered it, as I do the 2 hanging plants I did bring from our house. All of a sudden the Cactus began to bloom after Christmas this year, and has continued to bloom ever since. I take pictures of every blossom and follow with new ones every day (another addition to my newfound,old hobby).
Now, I have taken clippings from my houseplants to continue new starters. I have done this before.
But, I am going to take it to the next level. It will be inexpensive, overall, with the outcome.
I am going to buy seeds, and started plants and some vermiculate and potting soil, and starter trays (cardboard and cheap) and grow my own vegetables, in home. I do have a lot of sun and I think, I will also start a terrarium in a fish aquarium; house plants of all types and sizes. And of course one for cherry tomatoes.
You can start with a houseplant and a flowering plant, or two, or a vegetable seed or two. Go at your own level of speed and watch the miracle of the growth and see how it makes you feel.
I certainly have finally found something to do without too much exertion, and we all need to eat healthy veggies, so I think it is a great way to work while handicapped, and get rid of some of the winter duldrums,too.
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