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Irene paints her thumbs green

Free Impatiens balsamina 凤仙花

I got this flower pot for free at my local supermarket. The sticker inside reads Grape.

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Lime green orchid

A lime green orchid from Duane & Reade /Walgreen -:)   

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A panda

Does this orchid look like panda or Beijing Opera? And more: pinky, whity, BJ Opera. It lasted to May 4.  

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Beijing Opera

An orchid, from Trader Joe’s. And panda, pinky, whity. The last few petals or flowers dropped April 26.   

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Farm to table

Without enough sun, the chives are so thin and few.  

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Flower

 

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Pure color orchid

As I was walking out of Whole Foods Supermarket @ 2101 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030, I spotted this whitish orchid – pure colore @ $10. The supermarket is now part of Amazon empire and I got $1 off as prime … Continue reading

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Blue ufo

Hydrangea  

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几盆兰花寄思念

My orchids this morning: 50 years of pain and longing … The elegant calligraphy was by my grandma. Both my mom and her mom had very handsome calligraphy. 几盆兰花寄思念. 书法是我外婆的 – 她们母女的书法都非常漂亮.         

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Budding orchid

From buds to flowers – this orchid is from Costco June 2015 which also bloomed in spring 2016.  

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Mother’s Day – common daisy

The cut flowers are definitely last longer now.  They used to come with a pack of power that you put into the vase, mixing in the water to fertilize. But now the pack has all but disappeared and the flowers … Continue reading

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Carnation 康乃馨

For a while I liked this kind of flower very much. Buying nothing but carnation. But then for reason unclear, I moved on, finding elegance and beauty in orchid, Tulips, and calla lily. Sometimes, I’d recall an encounter that involved … Continue reading

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Orchid in a silve tank

This orchid from 2015 is blooming, the third time ..       On May 26th, 2018  

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My orchid corner

After visiting the orchid show at NYBG, thought of having my own …

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December orchid from Trader Joe’s

They both are from Trader Joe’s. The dark one @ $13, with 3 bulbs; the lighter one is from last month. The dirt looks different. I like their service. Today the young cashier checks my pack of eggs and found one … Continue reading

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Orchid in Nov 2017

This one is from Trader Joe’s, in a white vase. This one has the longest first bloom, from Nov 13, 2017, to June 14, 2018, and is still going. During the second bloom in 2019, two new buds are waiting … Continue reading

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Rhododendron 杜鹃

some other plants. In 2015.

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Azaleas

some of the plants

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