I‘ve bought yet another plant after saying I was tired of my houseplants. I pounced on this forced hyacinth in bud while grocery shopping. I didn’t force any hyacinths myself this year because I was short of funds and many of the bulbs I tried to force last year went moldy on me. But right now I am enjoying the fragrance of this one, and I have another hyacinth glass for my collection in the bargain.
We have been having a roller-coaster kind of winter with sub-zero Fahrenheit temperatures and inches of snow, followed by spring-likes thaws and rain. Back and forth, back and forth, like some kind of sick pendulum.
There is nothing to be done except to expose oneself to as many living plants as possible, preferably thriving plants. That is where I am falling down. The ‘HGC Jacob’ hellebore that was my previous yield to temptation is putting out lots of flowers, but the leaves keep turning yellow on me.As a matter of fact, I already gave it one trim about ten days ago. Believe me, after bring back Josef Lemper from the brink of death, I am being very careful not to overwater. As a matter of fact, I am starting to wonder if I should be watering a bit more often. It is in a south facing window in a cool room. I don’t know what else to do for it. Any suggestions?
Inspired by the words of Elizabeth Lawrence, “We can have flowers nearly every month of the year,” Carol of May Dreams Gardens started Garden Bloggers Bloom Day. On the 15th of every month, garden bloggers from all over the world publish what is currently blooming in their gardens, and leave a link in Mr. Linky and the comments of May Dreams Gardens.