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[Belated] Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - January 2015

After almost five years, I finally missed not one, but two GBBDs in a row. The November one because I was out of the country, and the December because I simply forgot. 461 more words


Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day--January 2015

With apologies, as last week’s arctic blast obliterated garden blooms.  That’s gardening!

Visit Carol at May Dreams Gardens to see who had better luck.


Joulukukat: Amarylliksen hoito-ohje kukinnan jälkeen

Ritarinkukka eli Amaryllis Hippeastrum

Helppousaste: ♥♥♥

Minne: Valoisalle ikkunalle, kesällä ulos, kukkiessaan pöydän koristeeksi

Kenelle: Ahkeralle kastelilalle ja lannoittajalle

Tammikuussa monella kukkaystävällä kukkii ikkunalla vielä amarylliksia… 625 more words

Vanhat Huonekasvit

Simply Red

For that essential splash of Christmas red there is nothing quite like amaryllis. Poinsettias are passé and carnations a cliché, so I like to be bold and plump for ostentatious amaryllis when decorating for the festive season. 737 more words


In a Vase on Monday: Neon Light

It was definitely uncharted territory today, both in using a ‘vase’ of this type and a bloom of this size so there was a touch of nervousness involved as I prepared the material, especially in cutting the flower stem – but as the whole bulb had tipped out of its pot when I picked it up (unsupported) and broken off an unopened trumpet and damaged one of the others after that there was nothing to lose! 558 more words


Hippies for the hippy

So it looks like the bushy thing that I thought was an agapanthus turns out to be nothing like an agapanthus. It suddenly started blossoming with these white lily looking flowers. 55 more words


When You Think You've Seen It All...

I’m in Virginia to help my mother celebrate her birthday today. When growing up, my mom’s family always cut the first fruitcake for her birthday and the last for my Aunt Jean’s on January 6. 93 more words