THE ORCHIDS ARE DOING VERY WELL – Marilyn Armstrong

Healthy Happy Orchids Every day, the orchids look healthier and stronger. The second shoot is getting bigger and the buds are getting full. I think we'll have more orchids in a few weeks. One bud looks like it getting ready to pop. If you have the right light, everything works. Also, some 2-2-2 fertilizer helps … Continue reading THE ORCHIDS ARE DOING VERY WELL – Marilyn Armstrong

OH THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING (TRA LA!) – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD - MARCH 29, 2020 - OH THOSE FLOWERS! After a winter of spring, we are now having the springtime of winter. All winter it was warm and now that it is really spring, it's cold, grey, and rainy. So here are whatever flowers we happen to have lying around the house and garden. It's … Continue reading OH THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING (TRA LA!) – Marilyn Armstrong

IT’S SPRING INSIDE, BUT CHILLY OUTSIDE – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD – March 23 –ORCHIDS It's very quiet here. It's quiet everywhere except, I suppose in the hospitals. Because we have a guy as the president who cannot tell the truth and I think isn't entirely sure what the truth IS, trying to find out what is happening is very hard. They make decisions, then … Continue reading IT’S SPRING INSIDE, BUT CHILLY OUTSIDE – Marilyn Armstrong

THE INDOOR GARDEN – Marilyn Armstrong

THE INDOOR GARDEN IS GROWING EVER LARGER - March 22, 2020 Owen added four more hefty plants to my indoor garden. The table is fully loaded. He also bought a bale of high-quality potting soil, so I finally got to repotting my Christmas Cacti, putting them into one larger pot. I repotted my Jade plant … Continue reading THE INDOOR GARDEN – Marilyn Armstrong

NEW BABY ORCHID – Marilyn Armstrong

A NEW BABY ORCHID AND MORE WILL BLOOM - FOTD - MARCH 21, 2020 Life isn't very exciting around here. I'm sure it isn't exciting around your place either. Never have I been more grateful for books, streaming TV, flowers, birds, cameras, and software of all kinds. Today I scored the last package of 24 … Continue reading NEW BABY ORCHID – Marilyn Armstrong

CROCUSES AND THE HEADSTONE FOR OLD WINSTON – Marilyn Armstrong

Crocuses and the Headstone for old Winston, the guinea pig Garry wasn't feeling up to grocery hauling today so I went. No problem keeping my distance. The store wasn't crowded. there was no pasta, no bread, no paper goods of any kind. They did have freshly baked Italian bread and four loaves of cinnamon raisin … Continue reading CROCUSES AND THE HEADSTONE FOR OLD WINSTON – Marilyn Armstrong

AND THE ORCHIDS BLOOM ON – Marilyn Armstrong

More Orchids - FOTD - March 11, 2020 This plant is a much sturdier, healthier plant than the last time I was able to bloom orchids. The buds are huge and the plant is sturdy and another bud opened this afternoon. There are two more big buds on this branch and at least half a … Continue reading AND THE ORCHIDS BLOOM ON – Marilyn Armstrong