Tuesday, May 31, 2011

R.I.P. House Plants

Not even officially summer and I've already done it. The plants are dead.

R.I.P. lil pansies.


R.I.P. unidentified supposedly easy-to-care-for green plant.


R.I.P. wildflowers whose seeds I got from my niece's baby shower. I hope this doesn't put a curse on my niece. Just something really wrong about killing flowers that came from a baby shower.

Thankfully the herb garden is still up and running. I even used some of the chives in my breakfast egg whites on Sunday morning. Sigh. So at least there's that.

Should I try planting these again? I am a little discouraged.

8 comments:

  1. yes try again! i read somewhere the pansies wilt in mid-summer heat maybe that's why? has it been really hot where u are?

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  2. They were going downhill long before it got incredibly hot. :(

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  3. I 100% feel for you :) Usually I'm an optimist... when it comes to plants, I'm losing the faith!

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  4. Pansy's are winter annuals. So they only last a certain amount of time anyway so don't feel bad.

    Seeds are really temperamental so don;t feel bad about those either...lol

    Congrats on the herd garden that is a great accomplishment you should be proud:)

    Start you some Pansy's from seed again around the end of summer. I just start mine in a box out in the garden and keep them moist. Then when winter time sets in you can move them into containers or your flower garden.

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  5. Meg, you are so wise! Come tend my garden! Someone suggested an African violet to me, as well. I want flowers but... so far that just isn't working out! Thanks for the advice (and encouragement)!

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  6. i have the worst luck with all plants. i single-handed killed 6 houseplants last year. I am no longer allowed to tend to them :-(

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  7. I can't keep a plant alive at all either. My work plants suffered after I left for 2 weeks without a single thought of watering them. Though a co-worker brought them back to life later, somehow one of my plants started growing mold and then died.

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  8. It's possible to bring plants back to life?! I'd love to have that talent. Sigh.

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