This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Friday, January 16, 2015

Indoor plants............

Every year I bring in plants from outside but then I don't like having them in the house. So..........what should I do? I hate to see things die when I can save them. Truth is most do not make it. I didn't bring many inside this year but still. I did bring in the Spider plants. They have shed all the leaves that got burned with the frost and are looking well now. I have about six of those plants. All looking pretty good if somewhat smaller than they used to be.
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The Spider plants get really big when they are outside. I am happy the shred them back when they come in. They are easy to propogate
I brought in Jason's Azalea early and it is loving it in the kitchen window. It has been blooming since it came in.
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I also brought in the Cyclamen. I only had white ones left. I think what I may do is to buy a couple more and ditch some of the other bigger plants.
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My very favourite though is the African Violet. I have quite a few of those. They love this one window. The white one blooms a lot. The others are having a rest at the moment but they bloom all year. With the Violets its a question of finding the spot that they like and then keeping them happy.
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While not in bloom, I help them with some beaded flowers by Craftymoose,
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Then the other one that I am happy survived is my Rosemary plant.
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Then out the back in the laundry are the rest.
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This one does not do well outside, even in the shade.
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I keep those indoors and they are good in darker corners, they don't like direct light. They call it Devils Ivy or Pothos. Anyway that's my mess and I can not wait for Spring.

1 comment:

Craftymoose Crafts said...

I love what you did with the lilies in the african violets! Years ago, I had dozens of AVs but the water softener salt eventually kills them. Too lazy to keep buying water, LOL. Thank you for the link!