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Basil, Basil Everywhere

Basil, Basil Everywhere

One of the first things I planted when I got my pots and dirt were my herbs: cilantro and basil. I have missed cooking with fresh herbs so badly! These two were the few things that I could grow from seed to harvest before we leave for the States this summer. Unfortunately, the leftover cilantro … Continue reading

Crown of Thorns

Crown of Thorns

I have a new understanding for the crown Jesus was forced to wear when he was crucified. Meet the “Crown of Thorns” plant. It grows like crazy here in Cambodia. Its beautiful, and its leaves are long covering the thorns that grow on the stems of the plant.┬áIt puts out pretty clusters of spotted pink … Continue reading

Saving the Chili Peppers

Saving the Chili Peppers

We have about 2 square yards of “yard” in the back of our place. It’s overgrown and partially shaded by a neighbor’s coconut palm drooping into our “space.” However, it is the only land I have so to speak, so I was determined to get in there and clean it out to plant something interesting … Continue reading

Baby Pineapple

Baby Pineapple

When I first went to the nursery to buy plants, I wanted to get some plants that I could eat in the end. Aloe was on the list of things as well as chili peppers. They were out of chili peppers, and I learned that avocado trees take years to produce, nor do they do … Continue reading