Restoring 🍋 lemongrass plants 🌱 

The lemongrass restoration project started with a cluster of husky, root-bound and undernourished plants. First, I pruned them making sure to clip all the dead or drying leaves 🍃 and stray strands around the roots, which looked like a ball of tangled thread. The sweet lemon aroma was encouragement especially as the sharp leaves grazed my arms while trimming the plants.
Eventually, after a day of rain and pruning, the leaves became greener and more vibrant. One by one, they’re being transplanted into pots so there’s enough space for them to grow. The roots need to acclimatize to a new and larger home. In a few days, I can see a big difference already and giving thanks for not giving up on them.
Some are planted directly in the earth in moderate sunlight. Lemongrass adds a refreshing aroma to any area it’s in, and the leaves make a delicious and healthy tea and addition to homemade hair oil mix.
Thankful for perseverance. I almost gave up on these, when I saw the condition they were in and how many plants required immediate attention. With each step and each day, they responded to care and a new environment.

Restoring lemongrass plants

 

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Hi, I'm Indra, blogging from Barbados. Here you’ll find content tips for the creative, refreshment reminders for everyday life, and beautiful nature views from around the island. Get ready to nurture your gifts and shape a thriving business that aligns with your wellness. I'm a writer, singer and blogger who now mostly works from home, balancing house & yard work with creative career tasks. On a quest to grow more grateful each day. As a teen I almost gave up on life; now as a woman saved by grace, I'm living joyfully with purpose, encouraging the overwhelmed and overworked. This blog was launched when I pressed pause of travelling and being busy on the road and moved to a farm in the countryside, where I started growing food, hiking and fishing. Now, I'm on the west writing, cooking, recording, and creating content daily. Thanks for joining the journey, and remember to follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts.

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