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Apr20

The Weekender + Plants Even I Won’t Kill

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Ahhh I love sunshine! I’ve been outside nearly all afternoon. I went to Lowes and picked out lots of plants and flowers for my house. Most found their homes outside, including this Boston Fern and pot of flowers (calibrachoas). I got both of these types last year and had good luck keeping them alive.
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And I bought that big plant over in the corner for the inside. The plant that is closest is one that I’ve kept alive since last spring! I moved it inside over the winter and it’s flourished. I put the pot in a candle holder that I wasn’t using and love the look! (Well, I loved it after I sent Crystal a text to confirm it looked OK. She has a fantastic eye for interior decorating. Cough, start a business Crystal, cough! ๐Ÿ˜‰ )
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I seriously love having plants in every room; they brighten my mood. Plus, they create fresher, healthier air in the house.
Maizey supervised the afternoon’s activities.
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Alright, here are some links for you! Happy Weekender!
  • Cut tomatoes like a ninja! I tried this and I think it could have work if I had a sharper knife and someone to hold the top plate for me; it was slipping as I cut.

And, the winner of the Speakable necklace isโ€ฆSusan B. who wants the Let It Be Speakable necklace! Susan, I’ll email you shortly! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks to everyone that entered!

Have a great week friends!

Do you have a green thumb? If so, any keep-plants-alive tips? If not, are there any plants you have had good luck with?

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    11 responses to “The Weekender + Plants Even I Won’t Kill”

    1. I need a plant I can’t kill. My husband jokes with me I kill every plant I’ve ever had. Which – is true, really…

      • seriously, i feel your pain. This past year has been my turning point. I’ve learned to water consistently (i.e. don’t go a week or two without watering…oops!) and to keep the plants in the same spot. They like to make a home. ๐Ÿ™‚ Try a begonia. I’ve had such good luck with that!

    2. oh my gosh, i have a black thumb! seriously, i’m so bad at keeping indoor plants alive and it’s all i can do to keep my yearly herb garden kicking outside. my parents are SO into working in the yard and plants. i missed that gene.

      have a wonderful week!

      • I swear it’s an acquired skill. I’ve always killed everything (and I still kill airplants which are supposedly impossible to kill). But I’ve slowly been getting better! Try a potted begonia; I’ve had great luck with that thing inside!

    3. I love having plants too… My husband doesn’t enjoy having them around as much, but like you, they brighten my mood. I have a Philodendron that just won’t die. I swear there have been so many times that I’ve forgotten to water it for extended periods or didn’t have it in the sun, but it continues to keep on growing!

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