Where Oh Where Did I Go Wrong?

Where Oh Where Did I Go Wrong?

A while back we were discussing starting avocado pits a-sproutin'. There were good arguments for the semi-submerged-in-water routine, and good arguments for half-buried-in-moist-rich-dirt scheme. I tried the latter. The pit split, but no tree shot forth.
I mean, it's cute and everything, this baby "Audrey II", but not exactly what I had in mind. So let's reopen the case: what's the surest way to start an avocado tree?
Amaryllis cultivar ID?

Amaryllis cultivar ID?

Problem with my Strawberries….

Problem with my Strawberries….

Useful Tree Recommendation

Useful Tree Recommendation

Name that plant!

Name that plant!

Dream with me…

Dream with me…

Settee Advice

Settee Advice