I started out with six avocado trees. The biggest one was growing at an amazing rate, once four inches in one week. It really took off in the greenhouse. I also had an hibiscus tree to get done.
I bought my pots and the soil and began the work of repotting them, carefully teasing apart the roots and putting them in their new homes.
I sat on the floor of the greenhouse keeping a wary eye on the corner where the snake makes his way up through. He did not put in an appearance. He's really very respectful about my boundaries: He's welcome to the place when I'm not there. When I open the door and stamp my foot, he needs to make himself disappear.
Seven pots of plants stood, and I watered them and left, shutting the door behind me for the week.
This week, I have four that look as if they will be fine. The biggest one will probably not make it, although I am hopeful. No leaves have dropped...they just droop sadly. A more depressed looking plant you have never seen.
But four plants are better than no plants, and I am glad for them.
The garden is giving produce now, and three large zucchinis came home, I have stuffed one for supper. Charred jalapenos atop your venison burger? Rare and lovely treat. I also have my first cucumber!