I'm not doing anything special I swear! Here is another Orchid from the front patio that has bloomed!
Monday, May 10, 2010
I am growing Crookneck Squash. I had always assumed that all of the squash flowers turned into baby squash...not so. There have been many blooms but only one has grown into a squash. I had thought that you would have to pick the buds to make squash flower soup or stuffed squash blossoms and that it would be a waste of the squash. As it turns out there are probably 10 flowers to one small squash that developed...hmmm interesting.
Monday, May 3, 2010
Yes, all by themselves they grew...I did nothing but give them water. Can you believe it. I got this plant a couple years ago at that same orchid farm in Santa Barbara. They lasted for about 6 weeks, full bright blooms. I wish they all grew like that but patience is the key with these. Just like getting a new job after you've been laid off...just have to hang in and keep plugging away at it!!! And curse your old boss, but not the plant.