Tuesday, September 14, 2010


For the past 10 years I have been trying to keep a hibiscus plant alive and entice it to bloom. Hibiscus is more commonly found in Florida and tropical climates than here in the Inland Northwest, so it has been a real challenge. Up until now I have never been able to get more than three blooms to appear at a time, but yesterday and today there have been 9...count 'em...1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9...open blooms. What makes it even cooler is that there are more on the way. Now I don't pretend to be much of a gardener, but I do believe that is something of an achievement. At least I think so.

1 comment:

  1. I think Kay must be dumping the last few ounces of her Mickey's in the planter before she sends you to her her another......I hear that hibiscus plants love the rich, malty hopps flavors!