Greenhouses forum: Sharing some greenhouse color on dreary winter day while waiting for Spring.

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Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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pod
Dec 24, 2017 2:11 PM CST
I am not fond of the short dark days of winter but I enjoy my greenhouse. The peace I find when I walk in the greenhouse is always soothing. The colors of the various plants is like the sun when it breaks through the clouds.

I thought others might need some cheering up this winter so thought I would share.



Bromeliads are a passion for me because they are delightfully marked, colored and deliver blooms.





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This little Christmas cactus was 3 segment piece from a 100YO plant. The start was given to me. It promises to deliver blooms shortly.
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Please feel free to share your greenhouse plant photos here as well. I would love to see them as I wait for springtime...
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

Fulfilling ambitious objectives is usually done one step at a time.
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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Weedwhacker
Dec 24, 2017 9:11 PM CST
Kristi, thank you for sharing your photos and adding a little color to my winter days! Smiling
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Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
Winter Sowing Cat Lover Dog Lover Vermiculture Birds Bulbs
Canning and food preservation Butterflies Composter Bromeliad Bookworm Greenhouse
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pod
Dec 26, 2017 8:45 PM CST
Thank you Sandy... it is an escape for me to slip out to the greenhouse in winter.
I find time flies by while I piddle with the plants. Whistling

Happy New Year.
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

Fulfilling ambitious objectives is usually done one step at a time.
Name: kathy
Michigan
Zone 4b, near St. Clair MI
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katesflowers
Dec 31, 2017 10:45 AM CST
Kristi - you shared pix remind me again - gottta get a greenhouse ! Thanks for sharing. Just need a warmer climate.
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Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
Winter Sowing Cat Lover Dog Lover Vermiculture Birds Bulbs
Canning and food preservation Butterflies Composter Bromeliad Bookworm Greenhouse
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pod
Dec 31, 2017 11:17 AM CST
Kathy ~ having grown up in Minnesota I can honestly say I do understand!

I think I'd put that in the order of move south first, get a greenhouse second. Whistling

I want to whine about the current cold snap but know how much worse it is for all of you in the frozen tundra. Sighing!
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

Fulfilling ambitious objectives is usually done one step at a time.
Name: Cheryl
Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Dec 31, 2017 12:21 PM CST
Queens Tears refuses to stop!
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Bougainvilla don't know they are not outside.

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Happy Croton.

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Not a lot of color but even the succulents are happy and warm.
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Remember that onion in the kitchen that really wanted to grow? It has 6 babies. Here's half of them.
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Happy stromanthe and spiral gingers.
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Wait! A begonia bloom in Dec? Good try! Rolling on the floor laughing
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Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love Truly, Laugh
uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you Smile.
Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
Winter Sowing Cat Lover Dog Lover Vermiculture Birds Bulbs
Canning and food preservation Butterflies Composter Bromeliad Bookworm Greenhouse
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pod
Dec 31, 2017 5:25 PM CST
I love it! It is so fun to see green, colors and blooms when the weather has turned surly. Thanks for sharing your greenhouse lovelies. Lovey dubby
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

Fulfilling ambitious objectives is usually done one step at a time.

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