Seed Swaps

Weekend in pictures

16 Apr 2012
Cloudy 31°C / 88°F

They really don’t tell the whole tale but are nice to look at :)
1: pineapple & amaryllis
2: patio corner potting bench
3: pineapple sage on the potting bench
4: the seed head and flower bud of Columbine. The seed heads look like a hand of twisted fingers. fascinating.
5: wand flower bloom. the contrasting colors, beautiful!






Folia Helper

United States4a

Experiencing zone envy ;)

Posted on 17 Apr 12 (over 3 years ago)

HAHAHA Yes Vaericks me too …..beautiful blooms my friend !!

Posted on 17 Apr 12 (over 3 years ago)

In just a couple of months, I’ll be boiling down here ;) Thank you both, glad to share :)

Posted on 17 Apr 12 (over 3 years ago)


Folia Helper

United States10b

I’m envious of your pineapple! Mine, growing in pots, haven’t started to fruit yet. I feel like I should plant them in the ground to get fruit. I can’t help but feel that as beautiful as your amaryllis is, she doesn’t want to feel like the pineapple is getting all the attention, so she’s got to try to get into the picture. Maybe I’m just spending too much time talking to my plants?

Posted on 19 Apr 12 (over 3 years ago)

I actually bought this from a nursery, in fruit, and I keep mine as a potted plant as well. I was told they do very well as potted plants and, in general, do not require fertilization. I keep this one on the back patio in dappled light all day and I hardly ever even water it b/c it’s so humid – when it rains, the pineapple gets watered :)
The Amaryllis has been the star of the patio – it has been blooming for a month! When the flowers die off, I cut the stalks and new ones emerge! It’s been great to have it blooming for so long :)

Posted on 19 Apr 12 (over 3 years ago)

Love the potting bench display. I know the pineapple grown here is planted in some pretty poor soil, and the fruit is beautiful. Unfortunately, they are so slow!

Posted on 25 Apr 12 (over 3 years ago)

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