Experiment 5 - Plant Soup
In the Pacific Northwest, winter is not really the best time to try and grow most things. Since more traditional experiments seem to have a very low percentage chance of success right now, I’m tossing explicitly specific projects to the wayside and instead aiming at just trying to grow something from the soup can on my windowsill. That’s it, really.
● Get a plant to grow from my Progresso soup can using any means necessary.
1. The Progresso soup can and the dirt inside it must be used as part of the experiment.
2. Discarded cooking remnants or food remnants must be the source of all seeds used.
3. If it becomes apparent that the currently-planted item is not going to grow, another seed may be planted.
4. Nothing may be removed from the can once it goes in.
5. The experiment will be successful only when a plant grows past the “seedling” stage. At that point, the experiment will conclude and the plant may be transplanted at any time.
6. There is no timeline for this experiment, meaning it will continue until success is achieved or until success is somehow deemed impossible.
The following posts follow the progress of Experiment 5:
- Post 1 - No beans about it?
- Post 2 - Plant Soup (original experiment guidelines)
- Post 3 - Sprout soup!
- Post 4 - Popcorn soup confirmed
- Post 5 - Another (pop)corny post
- Post 6 - Friday update
- Post 7 - Two day update
- Post 8 - January Update
- Post 9 - Good news and cactus blues
- Post 10 - Untitled photo post
- Post 11 - My linear plants
- Post 12 - March Extravaganza Post
- Post 13 - Zombie popcorn
- Post 14 - Super Roots
- Post 15 - Indoor vs. outdoor popcorn
- Post 16 - The legend corntinues
- Post 17 - August 2012 Update
Success! - A popcorn plant grew from the can and survived well past the seedling stage.