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Amaryllis 'Miracle'

One of my two Amaryllis ‘Miracle’ bulbs started blooming this week.

And it’s a good thing, because I needed something that wasn’t on a computer screen to distract me from the dreary scene outside. 216 more words


Indoor gardening: These three projects are child's play

There are three easy and rewarding indoor gardening projects worth doing at the moment, ideally with young children who still have their innate fascination and curiosity about the wonder and mystery of nature. 1,233 more words


Thankful for a New Home

This past week, I came home one evening to find that my contractor had finished doing trim work in my newly remodeled living room and had opened up this room for my use. 78 more words


Plant Foster Homes

Recently, I’ve been faced with a houseplant dilemma. As the seemingly endless construction on my house continues, I’ve been living in the north-facing rooms at the back of the house and have been cut off from my usual sunny south-facing plant windows. 303 more words


A celebratory flowering

Had to put up these glorious images….these bulbs haven’t flowered for years! They seem to be celebrating my daughter’s recovery after surgery, and a long-term illness….hopefully beginning a new and improved life. 59 more words