A few weeks ago, I snipped off a few African violet leaves and put them in water to grow roots.
This morning I got out pots and soil to plant the violet leaves that have sprouted in water on my kitchen windowsill. And saw something completely unexpected: each leaf now has sprouted a tiny cluster of leaves, where the roots and stem meet.
It's truly wonderful to see nature at work, isn't it? I'm looking forward to seeing which approach, dirt or water, will work best. Then I just might have to cut a few more leaves to turn into brand new violets.