Saturday, February 16, 2013

I can't believe it didn't die

As you know I like to garden.  I do ok outside, you might in even remember last summer I had some beautiful results.  Indoors, is another story.  I have managed to lose every houseplant, tree, african violet, cactus, etc...

So, you can imagine my surprise this year, which became an excellent Valentine bonus.





I had little hope for this pretty and sweet orchid given by a dear friend last spring.
Once the blooms were gone and the stalk dried out, I was like, now what?
But I kept putting ice cubes every week, like the instructions had said.
Then just after Christmas I noticed tiny buds.
Can you see them?







This was February 13th.


Happy Valentine's Day!
Good Morning Sunshine!


Today!




There's hope for me yet!
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4 comments:

  1. I love orchids. Mine is currently on its way out, partly because my kids thought they looked like boats and played Charybdis in the toilet with them. Yours are beautiful!

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    1. Yeh! I am so happy for you two, too! What colors do you have? I saw one the other day that was a brilliant blue purple, just gorgeous! Charybdis that is hysterical!

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  2. That is beautiful, especially with the contrasting snow in the background!

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