Does an Amaryllis blooming in May mean too many Hallmark Christmas movies? Continue reading
Christmas ornaments are usually bright and colorful and I can’t resist taking pictures. I took both of these photos in my aerobics class. Seeing the beautiful room this morning reminded me it is time to decorate at home.
It’s almost Thanksgiving, and my Thanksgiving Cactus is blooming right on schedule. Last year I purchased several plants that were labeled Holiday Cactus. That started me researching the difference between a Thanksgiving Cactus and a Christmas Cactus. If you would like to learn the difference, you can read about it in my posts from last year.
Here is a second photo of the same plant. It has many blossoms opening. I have several other Thanksgiving Cacti that are beginning to flower and I will post them as the blossoms open.
After-Christmas Poinsettia care is important for lasting color and next year bloom. The holidays are over, and many people including myself have poinsettias around the house and are wondering how to care for them. Continue reading
On November 13th, in my post, Time to Plant Amaryllis Bulbs, I wrote about the Amaryllis being a beautiful holiday plant. It grows very quickly, and is amazing to watch. I said I’d post updates on how ours was doing. Here you see the two buds quickly growing. Below you can see how much the plant has grown in a very short time. Please take a look at the original post to see how it all began.
There is still time to plant amaryllis bulbs, so hurry and find some at your local garden nursery, and you will have beautiful flowers in time for the holidays.