One odd way to enhance the growth of your plants.

dying plant

dying plant

Have you ever gone into a store at the end of the summer and seen rows and rows of neglected and half dead plants and trees? I know they are trying to get rid of the summer stock to make room for their fall and winter items, but isn’t there a better, more efficient way of doing this? What if stores would actually take care of these plants, mark them down, or donate them for a small fee to a local park or business?

Yesterday I went to a local grocery store who periodically sells plants, I couldn’t wait to see what variety of plants they might have for me to buy. What I saw saddened me, this is the second time in the last month that I have gone to a store and found the plants completely neglected and marked down to almost nothing because they were half dead.

Ever since I watched the documentary “What Plants Talk About”,  my outlook on plants has changed, I see them as living beings instead of just old merchandise that can be thrown out in the dumpster. I felt sad to see those little half dead herbs and I wanted to buy them all, but unfortunately I can’t afford to help every plant in every store, but I could help one. Sometimes people focus on helping forests in foreign countries but fail to look at what they can do right outside their own back door.

I think the reason this type of behavior bothers me is because its wasteful. How companies can spend all that time and money to grow all these plants, and then just let them rot in the stores instead of using them to enhance local parks and businesses, is beyond me. This type of wastefulness extends beyond just plants and encompasses other areas, like food.

healthy sage plant

healthy sage plant                   

One key to a successful plants is love,  plants can sense the positive energy that comes from love, but the corporate greed that is based on money and profits, is not conducive to plants well-being. I brought my little sage plant home and gave it some tender loving care, it quickly perked up some and is looking as well as can be expected. Love can change the world, not just the world of humans, but the entire planet.

I think I will send an email to my local business and see if something can be done to reduce this type of wasteful behavior, maybe an alternative solution can be agreed upon.


About Mimic Nature

Hello everyone! I’m so glad to see you! I’m Jana, I’m an eccentric wife and mother; I work 2 jobs and homeschool my kids. With all this going on in my life, I want to focus my attention on the things that make me happy, and the one thing that has made me happy ever since I was a little kid is nature. As my life progressed and changed through my teen years and my early married life, I lost my connection to it. Life took over and here I am living disconnected from nature because of work, bills, and every day events that keep me away. So the next chapter of my life will be dedicated, at least in some small part, to reconnecting to nature; I still have a mortgage, work, and a family to take care of, but now, I will be more aware of nature and my place within it. Each day, I will find some small way to not harm nature. Not long ago I was introduced to something called permaculture and I fell in love with it. Basically, it’s building a small ecosystem in your own backyard that is based off of what nature would do naturally. In turn your backyard helps you, and you help your backyard…with minimal work!! At first it may take more work, but over time, your backyard will become self-sustaining and you won’t have to work as hard…other than harvesting. I love the life lessons that I learn from nature, so what I promise to do is share a lesson that I’ve learned from nature each week, share what I’m learning about permaculture, and share my own personal progress in changing my homestead into a permaculture Garden of Eden. And since it’s hard to make any changes in life, I want to have some free giveaways once in awhile…all nature themed of course, to help all of us remember our ‘green’ family. Read a few articles, see if you like what is there, if you do, go ahead and subscribe. If you don’t like what you see, that’s ok, I’m honored that you took the time to get to know me a little and see my vision for my blog and my life.
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2 Responses to One odd way to enhance the growth of your plants.

  1. zestyjazz says:

    Hey this is really great I love the LOVE, I couldn’t agree more about the sensing and sharing of our energies and particularly the positive ones. Keep Rockin! oh and I like your name as well 🙂



    • Mimic Nature says:

      Thanks! The next book I want to read is called “Plant Intelligence and The Imaginal Realm” Beyond the doors of perception, into the dreaming of Earth. I’m hoping it goes deeper into the energies we share with plants and nature.


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