Friday, August 30, 2013

We're in the Money!

One of the first projects Tim took on early this month was transplanting the money tree plant he'd kept in his office for over 12 years into a new, bigger planter that would now live at home.

We left off hopeful, and looking a little something like this:

We'd lost some roots during the transfer and those spotty yellow leaves you see on the plant front and center didn't make it — so we weren't completely sure how the fate of the plant would turn out.

With a little time and patience to let it get used to its new home, one morning we came downstairs to see this little guy sprouting from the top of the plant:

It's quite literally a new little handful of leaves emerging. There's one on the other side of the plant too:

We're taking the new growth as a signal that the plant is probably taking root nicely within the planter and directing new energy into the main plant.

So far so good!

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  1. I'm sure it's going to be a lot happier not living in an office with that fake light and depressed people. lol (Not saying you were depressed but offices can be depressing...)... Anne

  2. I have the same angst about anything to do with plants. A co-worker snipped a few pieces from his ivy plant for me a while ago. It's since grown roots in a cup of water. I think it's high time to move it into a proper planter with soil!