Thursday, January 5, 2012

More kitchen blooms! The show goes on….

Hello dear readers!  Hope today is going well for you.  Wanted to share a few more pics of the beautiful blooms in my kitchen this week.  This is the first time I have ever tried paper whites and they could not be easier or prettier in bloom. I love white daffodils anyway, so these are perfect for me… But I have to tell you, my family hates them and the smell that drifts thru the kitchen….  I just laugh and remind them they will only be blooming a bit longer.  I don’t think it is that bad, but maybe that is just the plant geek in me….  lol….

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My beautiful Amaryllis is still blooming, but just for a day or two… This is the last of the blooms, but all three bulbs had two huge blooms and it has been open since Dec 23, so I would call that a really nice show.  Will definitely do them again next year.

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Are these not just fantastic?  I cannot tell you how much I have enjoyed them.  So much that I have been planting more bulbs for another show….

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Here is a hyacinth bulb grown in water in a beautiful glass jar I found this fall.  I will be looking for more of these, they are so pretty in the light.  My girls think it is pretty neat too to see the roots.

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And a few more bulbs are popping up in an antique cream ware bowl I love.  Can’t wait for the show… it will be like Spring…. we’ll as close as I can get in January!

-Happy Gardening-
~Brooke~
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