African violets are pushing the envelope when it comes to colors and flower forms. Ruffles, anyone?
When I was a child, I was totally mesmerized by the intense colors of the African violets that seemed to bloom continuously on my grandmother’s windowsills. I would stare in wonder at those jewel-colored blooms surrounded by collars of fuzzy leaves, fully convinced that only experienced gardeners of my grandmother’s reputation could get plants to bloom so gloriously indoors.
Kay “The Bluebird Lady” MacNeil advocates (and gardens) for wildlife.
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They don’t look alike. Not even close. But kinfolk come in all shapes and sizes. True of people and true of plants.
Dear Diary, I’m soooo excited that I can hardly breathe!! Spring is almost here!! I can feel it in my very, very cold toes ...
It’s great to be traditional, but sometimes we’d like to do a variation on the familiar theme