UPDATE ON MY CACTI AND SUCCULENTS

Cos of the storm today I couldn’t take any pictures of the garden but a while ago I promised you an update on my cacti and succulents, the collection I have indoors that is.

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MY RHIPSALIS

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THEY HAVE BEEN GROWING NICELY THIS SUMMER

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HERE YOU CAN SEE THAT MY PINK PELARGONIUM IS STILL IN BLOOM

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I water my collection about once a week with cold water that has been cooked before and they get a little bit of fertiliser just once in Spring or fresh soil, if they get fresh soil they don’t get fertilizer for a year. Each time I water them I inspect them to see if there are no bugs or illnesses and then after watering I give them a new place on another shelve so that they can sit in the sun once in a while and I turn them regularly so they won’t grow crooked. Some of these plants will soon go upstairs for a cooler overwintering ,unheated but frost-free, something they need  to produce flowers in Spring or Summer, others need a place arround 20 C° to stay happy.

Have a great week all and enjoy your garden ! Thanks for stopping by, it is much appreciated !

FINALLY !!!

This is the first sunny day we’ve had this year, it’s 9 C° but it is cold cos of an easterly wind but behind the windows it is warm, this feels soooooo good !!! It is only for a couple of days but I intend to enjoy every minute of it ! I want to start sowing in the greenhouse, of course only things that can stand a bit of frost cos my greenhouse has no heating (yet), for the first time this ear the automatic window openers opened the windows ! At the moment all my pots with succulents are in there to protect them from the rain and they have done well this Winter, they are looking good.

I took a few pictures of my indoor plants who are sunbathing and enjoying it !

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I THINK THEY ARE ALL SMILING AT THE MOMENT !

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IF YOU LISTEN CAREFULLY YOU CAN HEAR THEM SCREAM OF JOY !

Have a great Spring !