Pineapple Express: Growing Your Own Pineapples
July 2, 2009|Comments (6)
Does it get any more delicious than fresh pineapple? No way, baby. Pineapple is just the very best stuff. Manna from the heavens, nectar of the gods, fruit of the loom… all that jazz. I’m running out of metaphors so I hope you catch my drift. They are fantastic and easy to grow. How about that for some not-quite-Friday excitement?
First, take a moment to forget that I said “Fruit of the Loom” at the beginning of this post and then go buy yourself a pineapple. (Easy enough, eh? You were going to do that anyway.) Now, chop off the top. Eat the rest. With me so far?
Now, depending on where you live you may plant it in a planter indoors or outside in your flower beds. Warning — it takes forever. About two years, in fact. But they are terrific conversation pieces and lovely plants which have nothing to do with a T-shirt and underwear company. Why did I have to go there? Some one stop me.
Above, you can see the start of a pineapple. Yippee!! Fire up the grill…. we’re finally getting somewhere!
Too easy. Does this mean that you’ll never buy pineapple again? Probably not. But it does mean that as a backyard pineapple grower… you rock like KISS. And that is more than enough.