Avocado Uses 

So many uses for when I get this farm growing. I really need some tips in cultivating these plants. They die so fast after I get them sprouted. What am I doing wrong, because I now need to eat them and smoosh them on my face more?! Well at least coconut oil doesnt go bad as fast. I’ll need to find this in the web to link properly but for now we can sing Fre Sha Vacado

Avocado Uses from Pop Sugar Fitness
Had not thought of this before: Shaved!

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A Greener We Will Go

Hubs really craved to recreate this cilantro pesto turkey sandwich from a restaurant we tried in Montrose. We couldn’t find this kind of pesto, so had to make it from some recipes online. Pretty strong on the cilantro-ness, but pretty good compliment to turkey, free shavocado and swiss. Plus, new avocado plant seedling. Green, green, green!


Avocados Can Balance Hormones, Boost Metabolism, And Fight Disease

Avocados were avoided for decades since they were regarded as a fatty food. However, most of the fat in an avocado is monounsaturated, which can prevent heart disease and certain cancers, and can actually lower cholesterol. Luckily, it seems that the popularity of avocados has grown as a result of the traditional understanding of healthy fats,…



A growth plan

So of the near ten seeds I’ve tried growing, only one has survived and another shows some positive signs. 

If there are any botanists out there, what is that plant growing with my avocado?  There looks like a small sprouting plant that’s not supposed to be there. While I’m posting this, we just finished the movie, Martian, so “Go Botanists!” is my feeling right now. 

I’m taking up the GIY movement. Can I coin that one please? Grow It Yourself – GIY. 

 I even saved the egg shells and coffee grounds as advised. Maybe that’s what has helped this crop of two along. Before I tried planting them in the backyard and they burnt to a crisp in the Houston summertime. So I think this shaded part of the front patio area is better.  
Coming soon to a new planter…  

The one I’m pointing to has a small growth and each of the seeds are cracking so it’s expected to open soon. Well it’s winter now. One out of four of these would be an okay ratio considering I’ve gotten this far since 2011.