Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Aloe Madness

Even though we are not blessed with a yard, we do have a little sunroom for our plants.

Last weekend, hubs spent hours trimming and re-potting our plants. Some plants had outgrown their current home and needed to be trimmed, be moved to bigger pots, or be separated into smaller pots.

Unfortunately, we didn't have enough pots of everyone! One of our biggest plants - the aloe - had to be cut down drastically.

So now we have a bunch of cut aloe leaves, plumped with aloe vera gel, waiting to be used.

I never thought I would say this:

Too bad we don't have any skin wounds, burn, or scalds. Nor we have any blisters, insect bites, rashes, sores, fungus, mouth sores, or dry skin.

5 comments:

  1. This is random, but when I was leaving the gym today, the smoothie bar had a big sign up for an aloe "improve your skin" smoothie. So I don't know if you can eat it, but it might be a cool way to use it up if you can.

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  2. Aloe vera juice is supposed to be really good for you. I dont know how you "juice" one though.

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  3. come to san diego.
    go to the beach.
    allow a sunburn to develop.
    apply aloe vera :D

    what great use of aloe vera!

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  4. Yes, it was tragic. I've had that plant ever since I finished undergrad in 99. But it grew so damn big, I had to cut him all up. At least his little descendants will now have more room to soak up the sun.

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  5. We had an aloe plant growing up, it came in handy for sun burns!

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