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Becoming a Cactus Mom: Cactus Puberty

In my last update I mentioned how my cactus is in some weird cactus puberty growth spurt. It's grown considerably since then. As it was struggling to stand up I had to give it some help, and it very quickly got taller than the coffee stirrer supporting it. It turns out plants have growth spurts… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: Cactus Puberty

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Becoming a Cactus Mom: One Year Later

This day last year I began my upcycling journey with my broken coffee cup, and the start of this series, when I planted my cactus seeds.┬áPeople were actually much more interested in the idea that I initially anticipated, and some people commented saying they were considering getting their own cacti. Here's what happened in it's… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: One Year Later

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Becoming a Cactus Mom: Baby cactus

My cactus is doing pretty well, in my last update it had grown two little leaves. Since then the leaves haven't gotten bigger, and it started growing spikes out from the middle. It's been slowly getting bigger and starting to resemble a little mini cactus. I still can't tell what type of cactus it's going… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: Baby cactus

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Becoming a Cactus Mom: Growth

This is the cactus update I've been waiting for! If you're confused as to what's going on make sure to read the first two installments of my "Becoming a Cactus Mom" series, or in short: my reusable coffee cup broke and I decided to use it as a flower pot and try grow a cactus.… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: Growth

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Becoming a Cactus Mom: Cactus gets a friend

So far my cacti haven't germinated yet. Germaination is estimated as within 2 weeks to 2 months so if nothing grows by September I'm gonna accept defeat and start again. Although it will be embarrassing as cacti are low maintenance and there's 5 seeds planeted so hopefully at least one grows. I did get my… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: Cactus gets a friend

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Becoming a Cactus Mom

My beloved bamboo coffee cup broke and I was pretty upset about it. The very same cup from my sustainable coffee post. Even though it's compostable, what's the point of buying reusable cups if I keep breaking or losing them? I've already gone though 3 glass water bottles because I drop them, but I took… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom