Neglect

hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)July 23, 2010

I forgot to add water to my three-year-old lotus barrel. Big deal, it has never bloomed anyway, and this year I didn't even fertilize it. I threw some other pond plants in there, assuming the lotus had died.

I wish this strategy worked for all of my plants.

Renee

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borderbarb

The picture is so beautiful ... made all the more so, by your tale of 'neglect'. Like rising above adversity.
Thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   July 23, 2010 at 10:29PM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

You scared it, and it decided to behave. :) Beautiful!

    Bookmark   July 24, 2010 at 1:09AM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Terrific. Reminds me I need to add water to the Japanese iris pots' container (an old sled).

    Bookmark   July 24, 2010 at 6:04PM
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eloise_ca

So beautiful! Last year, the raccoon(s) uprooted mine and I didn't find it till too late :-(

    Bookmark   July 25, 2010 at 10:56AM
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