Monday, January 16, 2012

Indoor Gardening


It's cold outside.  We have not had any snow to soften the landscape outside and 
my yard looks gray and sad.  My Mom and I were looking at a lovely garden in
an old Traditional Home magazine yesterday and I started to dream about spring.





Spring is still a couple of months off, so I'll just be happy to satisfy my desire to
play in the dirt by doing a bit of indoor gardening.  




I took some florist wire and created a fairly sturdy hoop ...



and wound my ivy plant around it.  That makes me happier.  Oh, and don't you
love that miniature African Violet?  I sure do!

I wonder what Marty is doing today?

Okay Bentley ~ let's start painting my thrift shop desk!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

13 comments:

  1. Wonderful attitude! Winter is when my houseplants get attention too.

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  2. I have always loved topiaries(sp). Your is especially lovely made with your own two hands.

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  3. Susan, that was brilliant with the ivy. I have a vintage funeral hoop I am going to do train ivy on. I too am longing for the garden. I followed you on the network but it comes up as Terri, my Face book name. hugs, olive

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  4. Love the raised detail on your white plant pot! Thanks so much for dropping by L'Heure Bleue At Home and becoming a follower. I appreciate it and am following you back.

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  5. Your plants are lovely! Such a green thumb. African violets are one of my favorites! Susie

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  6. The vignette you have created with plants is lovely!

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  7. Susan ~ I love african violets and ivy. I MUST go out and get one today. I can't bear to think of spring yet ~ sigh ~

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  8. Hi Susan, it's been so warm here also. I too can only think of gardening. Sure feels like Spring. Worried that we'll get snow in June. I potted a few greens for in my window sill. Yours looks very lovely and bring me even more thoughts of Spring. Give Bentley a big hug from me!
    Jann
    p.s. He's one cute dog!

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  9. We had our first snow yesterday...but like you I am dreaming of Spring...I cannot wait! I love your plants...they are rays of hope. :) Hugs to you and Bentley. Michelle, Quincy and Emma xo

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  10. I can't wait the Spring months.

    Absolutely gorgeous topiary.

    Happy TTT...

    Greetings from STockholm,
    /chie

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