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!


There's hope for me yet!
Share the Day!


Matushka Anna said...

Hey, there's hope for mine too! (:

Kh. Nicole said...

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!

Presvytera Eleni said...

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!

Michelle M. said...

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