Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Little Shop of Consternation
“The seeds are extremely small. Use extreme care when handling them.
Optional but recommended:

The Carnivorous Creations garden kit that we gave Eddie for Christmas is turning out to be a bit more complicated than I thought it would be. But if it works, it should be interesting. The germination time is weeks up to several months. Maybe if all goes well we can give Grandma a Purple Pitcher or Cobra plant for Mother’s Day. (It’s not easy finding unique gifts for one of the most gung-ho gardeners in the state.) In the meantime we can watch the Roger Corman original that started Eddie’s interest in the plants. He received a DVD of the movie along with the garden. (I think the musical would have been fun, but the boys, like their father, find musical comedy too scary to handle.

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