Friday, December 3, 2010

A Friday "Flowering Plant" for you!

I really can't believe it.
I even called my Mom to tell her.
She didn't believe it either.
My thumbs are...well, not green.
So, this came as a huge surprise!
My Christmas Cactus....
It's blooming!
I am afraid to touch it...or water it...or breathe on it.
It has been living in my kitchen window since last Christmas.
I guess it likes it there.
And how in the world does it know it's Christmas?

Happy Friday!

16 comments:

  1. That is cool. I understand your excitement. I can kill cactus myself.
    I really want one now, but it is too pretty to kill.

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  2. I've never heard of a Christmas Cactus...pretty cool! Hmmmmm? Maybe it hears the Christmas music playing?

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  3. Beautiful! I don't have a green thumb either, and I have an orchid blooming in my window that I haven't killled for three years. Maybe I should get a Christmas cactus now.

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  4. I love Christmas Cactuses. They are beautiful when they bloom. I too do not venture into plant adoption. My only saving grace? Bamboo.
    Dana

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  5. It looks very healthy and happy!! Don't move it!! It amazes me that they bloom only at Christmas time.

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  6. awww pretty!
    I love plants and flowers, but sadly they don't stand a chance in my house.

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  7. So pretty and I love the new header!

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  8. I gave one as a gift one year... and my step mom was delighted when it bloomed in Dec!! I kill house plants... *sigh*

    It is beautiful!! ;)

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  9. Congratulations on your plant. You're one up on me. I can't keep anything alive. I opt for artificial plants. They're tacky I know, but I also know what's going to happen to the real ones the minute I bring them home.
    How did your son's school project turn out?

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  10. My ex-husband was a forestry major in college, and his mother gave me a plant for our new place. He says, "It has a right to LIVE!!" Ummm...yeah, I don't have a green thumb either...but I love plants. How weird is that!?

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  11. I think that's why they call it a Christmas cactus. It can sense the presence of presents hidden in the house, just like kids!

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  12. This cracks me up b/c I too have a terrible time with a "not green" thumb ... if that were my plant, I'd have greeted it with the same shock and enthusiasm!! Nice job!!

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  13. That is just beautiful!

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  14. I love Christmas cactus'. I am happy for you that yours is blooming! They are so pretty. It's weird how it knows it's Christmas, huh?!

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