My next surprise was the onset of, you guessed it, tiny lemons. I know I shouldn't have been surprised, but seriously, there was a foot of snow on the ground and 8 hours of sunlight per day. This picture was taken about a month ago. The largest lemon is now an inch in diameter! It still remains to be seen whether or not it will ripen without long sunlit days. Most of the flowers turned into tiny fruits, but the majority of them fell off unfortunately. Perhaps that's a result of the low photosynthesis happening in winter - the plant can't sustain that many fruits. Now there are 3 "large" and one tiny new one.
This last photo is of something I tried mostly to satisfy my curiosity. Would it really work to sprout celery from the butt end of a grocery-store stalk? Apparently, the answer is yes! Put it in a glass of water for a couple weeks then plant! I'm anxious to see if they continue to grow, since they didn't develop much of a root system in the water. I think I should have raised it up so it wasn't sitting right on the bottom of the cup. Oh well. It was a cheap experiment. :)
Now it's your turn! What have you been doing indoors in this extra-long winter?