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Irene paints her thumbs green

3some

I got them from Trader Joe’s – shows how pro I’m -:). The tall one is an exotic orchid – how ‘exotic’ I don’t know but it certainly looks different.  

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A story of a hydrangea

It all begins when the bush seed grew and bloom in the pot. I haven’t really paid any attention to the plants … until today when the little thing in the pot blooming in pink and the big bush is … Continue reading

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The plant that opens in the sunlight

The leaves open and close …   

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Two colors

The pink flower is from the blue hydrangea and they’re two steps away from each other. … which reminds me of the “Meeting of the Waters”  where the Rio Negro meets the Rio Solimões to form the Amazon River proper … Continue reading

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A few red leaves on the deck

  

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Flowering

My lovly orchid is flowering again. The second time. Is the stem sweating?    

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Christmas cactus in Spring

As its name indicates, it flowers always during the xmas time since 2013 but when I returned from the month long trip, I see them flowering (03.26) again!

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The Christmas cactus flowering again

2013.11.29   

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See, debate … and buy

    Went to shopping and … see these orchids. They’re just drop dead gorgeous, I could never get enough of orchids. I debated. Took a few pictures. Debated. Then bought this plainest one.   2016.06.29   Flowering again in June … Continue reading

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the plant that flowering is from Ikea

I bought this pot of house plant from Ikea years ago. It’s fine in the shade. But the following year it began to flowering. Heeding my green thumb’s advise, I put it by the window. It hasn’t stopped flowering since, … Continue reading

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A tree

The big tree by the library .

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a cute plant

similar to this from Ikea .  

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daffodils 水仙花

Chinese New Year is coming .

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Xmas cactus

Flowering, again

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Orchid

   2016.03.26 OMG … I can’t believe this: came home after four weeks, and I’m seeing this beautiful orchid flowering! And the stem is sweating or what? Sad, sad story: I broke the stalk this morning (2016.04.17) as I tried to … Continue reading

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Chestnut tree 板栗是怎么生成的

Love chestnut but didn’t know how it grow. . .. and the berries?

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Orchid 兰花

I love orchid. Tulips, and calla lily too. page 2017.04.08, Thai orchid show @ NYBG 2016.07.15, threesome 2016.03.25, 10 two are flowering again 2015.06.24, see, debate and buy; flowered in June 2016 2014.08.07, flowering in 2016 2013.11.29, Xmas cactus 2011.05.03, mini 2007.09.08, … Continue reading

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Rhododendron – in a few days

2015

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