Joey (my lemon tree) has new leaves!

It is with great satisfaction that I discovered on the weekend that Joey (my lemon tree) has sprouted some  tiny little leaves! You must be wondering what the excitement is all about. Well, previously,  I did not even get this far. Believe it or not, Joey’s predecessor stayed exactly the same for almost 6 months…

My lemon tree (hopefully still in the making)

It’s the end of winter! And here comes SPRING! So, with gardeners all over preparing to don their gear to get their gardens looking tip top, I thought I must do the same. It has been raining a fair bit lately and I wondered how my lemon tree have been faring. So I wandered out…

A Lemon Tree in the Making – Part 3

A few days ago, I wandered out to my back garden to check-in on my lemon tree and to my surprise and delight, there were tiny flower buds on one of the branches! This was a milestone moment! A miracle of nature! I was just about to let out a whoop of joy and dance…

A lemon tree in the making – part 2

I don’t know what got into me yesterday but with my parenting instincts re-energized with my lemon tree, I hopped onto my laptop and googled tips about caring for lemon trees. Yeah, I know, this sounds a lot like gardening (which I hate) but I thought if this thing needs care, I might as well…

A lemon tree in the making

Here we go at last. A lemon tree in our garden. To all of you with green thumbs, this is hardly news worth shouting about from the rooftops but for me, it is a watershed moment. Most people who know me well will tell you that of all my interests, none of them include gardening.…