The green thumb

Green thumb is someone who makes flowers bloom. I dab myself green pinky or brown thumb, for every thing passing thought my hand would die. Don’t bother to call the police yet, few minutes ago, I checked, my kids are still breathing, just barely. So, it’s a huge surprise that I actually bought those plants. My kids were like,
“Wow, mom … are you sure?  … ”
Well, Loves, I’m not sure myself.
Once I heard them talking – wondering out loud why would the store still sells me plants and flowers since, well you know the result.

Orchid, tulip and calla lily are my favorites.

Once I had a maid who loved planting flowers. So one day she and one of my very-green-thumb gf went to a nursery bought a bunch of flowers. They then asked me where should they plant them. I casually pointed to a spot without thinking. They enthusiastically went to work. When Golfer got home that evening, he looked at the fresh dirt, asked me what’s happening there?
Flowers … in the near future I told him
“??? What happened to my plants there?” He asked.
LOL .. oppppsssss, I forgot the perennials that’s been greeting us every summer for many years.
When the gardener came that week, he asked my in joy, oh, Mrs. Eng, you’re planting flowers … ??
No, yes .. I tried and trying… OK, let’s see how long they’ll survive under my watch.

I continue with my new found hobby, and buy from the supermarkets when I go shop for grocery.


More indoor flowers:

Ornamental Pepper 9/21/2007
The Italian Trios 8/31/2007


Outdoor

purple blue, May 1, 2011
The bleeding hearts, Jan 2011
The autumn is here, Oct 2010
The May flowers, May 2010
The strong vitality
Two more flowers/plants,now a mini tree! Feb 2010
The color purple, July 2009
Matt Biondi, butterfly, July 2009
Degas’ ballerina, July 2009
The garden of Eden, July 2009
Georgia O’Keeffe
The Tiger Lily
Golfer’s July flowers
More flowers
The butterfly lovers
The June flower, more ..
April showers bring May flowers, 2009
The autumn color, Oct 2008
The Clethra alnifolia, Aug 2008
My deck project, Aug 2008
Spring is in the air, Mar 2008
The tulips, one of my favored flowers
How cute
The cheat sheet, Oct 2007, herbs
The failed attempt?
Cotton candy
The butterfly lovers
Few flowers on my new deck, Aug 2008
Bambo 7/30/2007
Cyclamen 9/6/2007
Rhododendron, May 29, 2005, pink flowers in front of the house by the bay window.


Fun Stuff
The green thumb goes to beach
Back to the future? Nov 2007: heater at BBB

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