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We are walking a path in the mountains as the fog creeps through the valley below.

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When I first found the spring onion it had been chopped down, almost to the root. The rest of it ended up in a salad and this barely two inch rejected portion was headed for the bin.

A few days earlier I’d received a selection of tiny rubber plant pots, called root cups. I decided I would try to re-grow this broken spring onion. I filled the root cup with water, wedged the spring onion in there, and placed it on my window sill.

Almost two weeks later, it is ten inches tall. Each day I notice how it has grown a little since yesterday, and how it has leaned a little more toward the light. My delicate spring onion.

What next?

1. Make a delicious spring onion salad.

2. Use a spring onion root to grow more spring onions.

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After years of imagining what it would be like to encounter one of these giant tangled trees up close, I finally saw a real baobab.

I pointed out to the little prince that baobabs were not little bushes, but, on the contrary, trees as big as castles; and that even if he took a whole herd of elephants away with him, the herd would not eat up one single baobab.The Pilot to The Little Prince