April 1, 2014 @ 11:38 AM
As I was cleaning out the fridge and cleaning up from breakfast, I was happy to notice all the things I'm recycling this morning:
- A clam shell that held the root from the Boston lettuce we finished off from dinner last night. I plopped that root end of the lettuce into a glass and put it in my window, and it will grow another head! This being springtime, I can plant it outside in a week or so. The plastic clam shell I used to cover some lettuce that's already in the garden to help protect it from the chickens - they love digging in the fresh garden beds and this will keep the transplants from getting totally buried.
- An empty pill bottle. I wash these out THOROUGHLY with soap and water, and store seeds in them.
- Egg shells. ... ...