Tag Archives: gardening

Continuing to Play with Plants

In case any of you were wondering, I laid my poor Begonia Rex plants to rest this week. They did not survive the abundance of love and water I showered upon them. I have learned my lesson: DO NOT GET … Continue reading

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I’m Kathleen, Killer of Indoor Plants

Oh Poor Begonia Rex. I remember the day I brought you home, so full and beautiful. Your colourful foliage made me very happy. I made sure to read up on how to care for you properly. Apparently though, I am … Continue reading

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Picture Post: What I’ve Been Up To

Lately I’m finding that I feel like I have nothing to write about. I still have some very bad days and since I’m having more good days, I find the bad days REALLY bad. But I’m persevering and I’m trying … Continue reading

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A Picture Post of Portulaca (Memories of Mom)

When I was growing up, I remember watching my mom plant pretty flowers in the front and back gardens. I loved how Mom would use interesting containers as planters: a half barrel, a cracked toilet, an old wood burning stove. … Continue reading

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Just a general update: Plants and a Lunch Date

Yesterday I went grocery shopping. But I didn’t just buy groceries. I poked around the grocery store’s Garden Centre first. And after getting my groceries, I went and bought a pretty peach Begonia hybrid and a flat of four portulaca. … Continue reading

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There is Definite Improvement

I am getting better. I can see the improvements with each passing day. I am now getting out of my apartment 3-4 days a week, instead of only once.  Yes I still feel anxious when I go out, but I … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be addicted to plants and gardening?

So I don’t have a big apartment, but I have discovered that it is really great for growing plants. I never used to be able to keep indoor plants alive. I used to tell my family and friends if they … Continue reading

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My Beach in a Bowl

Yesterday I mentioned that I had bought myself a present: A┬áBeach in a Bowl. The store I got it at, Giant Tiger, had 3 others (Park in a Bowl, Mini Fairy Garden, and Mini Wildflower Garden). The company,┬áDune Craft, has … Continue reading

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Sometimes We All Need a Do-Over

I reset and I am feeling way less cranky and annoyed with myself. I took 30 minutes to lie in bed and listen to some soothing music. And then I got up and went out. I didn’t end up buying … Continue reading

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My Plants make me Smile

After my post on Friday, I’ve been trying really hard to find, and do, things that make me smile. It’s not always easy (ok, it’s REALLY hard), but I’m trying. Today is grey and rainy, but I did find something … Continue reading

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