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Growing avocados!

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Growing avocados!

Postby C_B » Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:28 pm

Many might thing you just stick the avocado in dirt and it grows right? Not really... It takes water not dirt! Haha! So for those of you who are avocado eaters dont throw the seeds away! Grow them! Here are some tips!


http://www.avocado.org/about/growing_avocado.php



Hope this help!

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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby millipede » Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:16 pm

Yeah, I've seen things before where you just put toothpicks in the seed to hold it like halfway in a glass of water...
If I had a place to grow one I probably would. I actually don't like avocado, but everyone else here does. Jackie, over at the pya, actually has them growing all over her neighborhood. She says they make a mess in the roads from people running over them. :lol:

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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby Nicki » Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:19 pm

Wow, that's pretty interesting! Too bad I don't like avocados :lol:
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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby millipede » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:43 pm

people grow them as a houseplant sometimes, so you don't necessarily have to like them to grow one.

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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby C_B » Thu Feb 14, 2008 8:36 pm

I love guacamole! Haha! Thats why i am growing some! i heard they make good house plants and might make one a houseplant...

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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby millipede » Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:32 pm

I'm not a fan of the green stuff... :lol:
But everyone else in the house likes it.

Hey, you should take pictures of your plant at various stages. That'd be neat.

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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby C_B » Fri Feb 15, 2008 1:08 pm

Already ahead of you! Got a picture of it when i planted it and every week i will take a new picture! Thought it would be neat!

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Re: Growing avocados!

Postby millipede » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:37 pm

Cool... can't wait to see some progress.


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