The Grand Experiment

A few weeks ago I read an article naming the best plants for dorm rooms. While I don’t live in a dorm room, I figured there would be some good suggestions for my mildly brown thumb. Among the cacti and fern was a dwarf lemon tree. It sounded equal parts exotic and possible. After doing some research, I ordered a three year old Improved Meyer Lemon from Four Winds Growers. It arrived in three days ready to plant. I’ve had a few issues – did you know you have to soak clay pots before planting in them? – but I think I’ve got it figured out now. Here she is in all her glory:


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