I know I promised about a month ago to have new garden pics. It has been hot here, so every time I came home from work my plants looked bad from the heat, so I couldn’t take pics right away, so now here are a couple that are in full bloom and much bigger plants . . . → Read More: Garden Pics Part Three
First I want to say I’m sorry for not posting lately. I was going to wait until my flowered containers were more in full bloom. First time ever I have had groundhog eating my marigolds on my front sidewalk (this is where my containers for planting are). So before they do I wanted to take . . . → Read More: Garden Pics for 2011
On Saturday May 7th, I went to our local Conservatory. It is called the Phipps Conservatory here in Pittsburgh. As I was walking through it I swear I was in flower heaven, the smells were wonderful. I never saw so many flowers. tropical plants and such vibrant colors. It was breathe taking to say the . . . → Read More: Flower Heaven
As promised here is another pic of my orchid, this time the flowers have opened. Yes I know there are only two blooms, but better than none. Remember I have never grown orchids so not bad for a beginner. This is how I got my orchid to re-bloom.
1) I have the orchid in front . . . → Read More: Reblooming Orchid Part Two
I wanted to share this with everyone. Last year I purchased a phalaenopsis orchid and now its ready to re-bloom. I never had orchids so I thought I would try some, plus I couldn’t pass them up since they have beautiful flowers. So below is a picture of my orchid ready to open. Trust me . . . → Read More: Reblooming Orchid Part One
Yes I did it again, I purchased another orchid. This is the last one for now, I am running out of room. I did however want to try this one, it’s called just add ice orchid. Yes you heard right, you take 3 ice cubes once a week and lay it on top of the . . . → Read More: Yet Another Orchid
It’s July, by this time some of you or most should be dead heading your hanging baskets, garden or where ever you have your flowers at.
Samples of flowers to dead head are:
1) Petunia’s 2) Coleus 3) Marigold’s 4) Geraniums and so forth
There are two ways to dead head (when flowers die off . . . → Read More: How to deadhead your flowers
This is my favorite plant, My orange azalea. Since I have mostly shade in my yard from woods around me, this plant brightens the shaded area with it’s brillant orange flowers. I just wish it could last all year long. Below is a picture of this stunning plant. Please leave any comments that you may . . . → Read More: My Favorite Plant