The Mom's Gardenia plant has grown HUGE this year and is COVERED with flowers buds so when I went out for my morning constitutional this morning and saw they were open I just had to shout for Mom to come and look. MOM MOM MOM MOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMM!!!! It took a lot to get her attention!
For those of you that love gardenias here is a hint - they LOVE LOVE LOVE a teaspoon of epsom salt sprinkled on them to make them flower and a regular dose of iron to keep them glossy green. They grow really well in pots and for those of you in cold areas - just bring them inside over winter - keep them in a sunny spot and they just keep growing.We kept our small gardenia inside over winter and left the big one outside - but we were lucky had had a pretty mild winter and as you can see it did just fine.
Just a moment Reilly
No - now Mom
Okay I'm coming
What is it Reilly
Now this deserves
at least 2 cookie!
And here it is in all it's glory - Mom even got the BIG camera out to take these photos. We are spending a lot of time outside on the deck this morning just enjoying the scent - wish we had smell-a-vision for you all!
So pretty! It's a good thing you called your Mom - she might have missed them!ReplyDelete
Wow… your gardenia's are so much bigger than mine. We only have dwarf ones… but they do smell mighty good. Just don't try to pick dem.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much for the gardenia tips, Reilly! Our mom is thinking about hitting the nurseries and buying one now.ReplyDelete
You look so handsome posing with the gorgeous gardenias!
Love ya lots♥
Mitch and Molly
Golden Thanks for the Tip. We will share it to our friend you just started planting a gardenia plant. I heard it smells good too. Happy Gardening Thursday. Lots of Golden Woofs, SugarReplyDelete
Those look beautiful!ReplyDelete
Reilly, sometimes you just need to enjoy the good things for awhile, then get Mom, cause they never hurry. Oh by the way, we do smell them, cause there is one here!ReplyDelete
The Mad Scots
They just beautiful. Yes thanks for the tip. Have a terrific Thursday.ReplyDelete
Best wishes Molly
GORGEOUS GARDENIA !!!ReplyDelete
WE put Epsome Salts in the HOLES before we plant our tomatoes and green peppers.
Lucky you! They are beautiful.ReplyDelete
They smell so good too!ReplyDelete
So pretty!! Enjoy!!ReplyDelete
Ohhh myyyy they are GORGEOUS!ReplyDelete
Love those nose in the air pictures.ReplyDelete
OMD!!! Those are beautifuls!!!! I do wish I had smell-o-vision!!! Oh, Ma does love the Gardenia's, butts she usually kills em....don't ask how (?)ReplyDelete
I thinks she's gonna try again, she's gonna wait for a sale, if ya know what I mean...
Mom loves the smell of gardenias - yours are just beautiful!!!ReplyDelete
Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning
We can smell them from here! Mmmmmmmmmm!!ReplyDelete
Wish I could smell them! :)ReplyDelete
Hi Reilly, good job. Better not eat them though :)ReplyDelete
No wonder our plants don't grow....they're lucky to get water.ReplyDelete
XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy
Howdy mates, how beautiful they are. We live in a cold place during winter and would never have thought of bringing a pot inside (silly mum). Enjoy that perfume. No worries, and love, Stella and RoryReplyDelete