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Plant Question

When my MIL passed away we inherited her houseplants. They were looking a little shabby but how that they’ve had regular watering and some fertilizer they’re looking better. My question is this. What kind of plant is that in the … Continue reading

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Flowers During Dark Days

I moved the Crown Of Thorns a few months ago to a south facing window hoping it would perk up. It sure must be happy in it’s new location because it is cranking out flowers. I really enjoy seeing flowers … Continue reading

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We’ll See How Long It Lasts

Yesterday our weather was beautiful. It was 70F with just a tiny breeze. There was the treat of rain but it never happened. The Husband spent some time in the afternoon repotting a few houseplants. While he was doing that … Continue reading

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A Request For Assistance

Before I get into the mess that is that photo I want to thank you all for yesterday’s contributions to the quiz. It’s nice to see that we all have our own experiences with gifting our handmade items. If I … Continue reading

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Almost There

I’ve mentioned my African Violet before. It was looking straggly and the leaves looked unhealthy. It seems in the last few months the extra attention has improved it a lot. Sadly there still isn’t a flower but I’m not worrying … Continue reading

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Well, It’s Not Dead

I can’t remember when I bought this. A year ago or maybe two. I asked you all about a watering issue back in June. That has resolved. Marilyn posted a photo of hers and wow! It is spectacular. Obviously I’m … Continue reading

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This And That

My Christmas cactus has flowered in a sad way. It has 2 buds and one flower. Only one of my 3 plants has done anything. Oh well I guess this is an off year. Notice the wool balls trivet under … Continue reading

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Well, This Isn’t Good

Some of the older leaves on my plant are dying. I’m trying to tell myself it’s just that they’re done or it’s been so humid they can’t survive. But I’m afraid it might be a goner…

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Another Day Without Knitting

But there were other things. The Clematis is going crazy this year. I’m thrilled after have a few die in the same location. I picked up extra blueberries when I was grocery shopping and made jam with this recipe. We … Continue reading

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I have a love/hate relationship with nature. I love the furry and feathered animals. I tolerate the scaly ones. I love pretty flowers and majestic trees. I hate the pollen that makes me miserable. What I don’t like is when … Continue reading

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