Apartment Gardening

Recent plant/garden related activities?

2018-05-09 09:34 #0 by: Evelina

I don't hear that often from the members of my community! 

I would love to know what recent things you have done to your garden, or indoor plants!

The most recent thing I did was well water some plants this morning and mist them. My veggies that I planted a few weeks ago have mostly sprouted. So I am just happily watching them grow. 

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2018-05-09 17:22 #1 by: Tammie

I bought two tomato plants, a rosemary bush and two beautiful Iris plants. I had to give away the tomato plants because I will not be able to be home enough to water them. I am going to be taking care of some family members. One that lives and hour and forty-five minutes from me and one that lives three hours from me. When I get back home I will plant the Rosemary bush and the Irises in the ground. I hope they will live. I was going to plant the tomato plants in containers but decided it would be better to give them away.

Happy creating!

Tammie

Host of Paints and Crafts

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2018-05-11 19:19 #2 by: Jenny

Today I bought strawberry and wild strawberry plants for the balcony. Planted them right away and gave them water. I hope I will be blessed with many berries this summer!

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2018-05-12 17:14 #3 by: Tammie

I finally planted the Rosemary and the Irises. Actually, Peggy planted them for me and I just helped. Laughing

Happy creating!

Tammie

Host of Paints and Crafts

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2018-05-13 16:19 #4 by: jadekintz

My lil garden is going to crazy with  blooms. My snap peas started to grow so I am very excited :)

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2018-05-13 19:04 #5 by: Leia

My boyfriend and I did some planting for his mothers garden the other day!

some pansies!
A flamingo tree!
A rhododendron!

All the best, Leia

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2018-05-17 13:00 #6 by: Evelina

#1 I wish I could keep Rosemary alive where I live! 

#2 Oooh! Sounds amazing 

#3 Nice! Thanks Peggy haha Laughing Feel free to post a pic. What color are the Irises?

#4 Sounds lovely! Post some pics!

#5 That's very thoughtful of you two Heart

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2018-05-18 03:48 #7 by: jadekintz

Here is some Freesia that bloomed 

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2018-07-16 18:47 #8 by: =^_^=

I watered most of my indoor plants thoroughly. It gets pretty hot in my living room when it's sunny and hot outside. Had like thirty degrees indoors when I came home today. But I guess the plants like it.

The most recent activity in the outdoor garden is watering my sunflower plants. They haven't really developed much. No flowers yet, but I usually don't water them and can't expect them to grow super fast I guess. I wonder if I can grow sunflowers indoors too? Would be nice to harvest my own sunflower seeds since I like to eat sunflower sprouts.

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2018-07-17 10:07 #9 by: Evelina

I'm sure you can! just pay attention to what kind of seeds you buy. I suspect the dwarf kind is best and depending on the season you want to grow them in, they usually sell a summer variety and a fall variety. 

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2018-10-21 19:47 #10 by: =^_^=

I have rearranged some and made a small plant corner. =^_^=

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2018-10-22 06:41 #11 by: Evelina

#10 wow! You are getting a nice collection there! 😊🌿

What is the big palm looking plant? Is it easy to care for?

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2018-10-22 07:27 #12 by: =^_^=

Thanks! I have forgotten the name but it was mentioned in a thread here about plants that produce a lot of oxygen. Maybe Areca palm? I haven't killed it yet (I've had it since.. maybe February or march?) And it's still alive. Should be easy since I'm a plant killer xD

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2018-10-22 08:03 #13 by: Evelina

Oh yeah! My friend has the same one I think. She got it from Ikea Glad I cannot keep plants like that in my apartment cause my cats like to eat those leaves lol. 

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