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In a Pot on Monday - Unexpected Bloom

There is no vase from me today as everything is rather soggy and I have been distracted by a surprise find in the greenhouse this week.  142 more words


What means Hippeastrum?

 A little bit until will bloom …hehehe :)

“Hippeus” in Greek means “knight”and “Astron” means “star”. So British botanist, William Herbert, in 1821, called it “Knight star”. 22 more words

Flower Arrangements

Waiting for Spring: GBBD, March 2015

It has been a snowy day in Maine – a warning that we should not be lulled by recent spring-like temperatures and melting into thinking that winter is over. 334 more words



Every Christmas I used to buy my late father a neatly packed Hippeastrum bulb, which he would nurture with great delight until it produced its huge, startling flowers to brighten up the Winter window-ledge. 41 more words


consider the lilies

—consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Consider The Lilies