Monday, 18 July 2016

My Gardening Project (Part 1)

Hi guys! As I told you, one of my Summer goals is to put up a nice garden in my house. It's a project that has taken me a month so far and seemingly will last a lot longer, but I'm really enjoying it, so far so good!

This project has two parts, the first one being taking care of the potted plants. It all began when I was given a plant and my dad said "Why would they give you a plant if it's going to die?" On that exact moment, I decided that plant wasn't dying any time soon. I took care of it and put it with my mum's plants, but the other ones looked so bad I decided I would take care of them too.

The first thing I did was visit my grandma. She is 95 and loves plants, so she told me what I had to do with each one. She was really happy to help too, because at her age it's hard to feel useful if you need to have mostly everything done for you. So it was a win-win!

For some of them it was just getting rid of the dry leaves and watering them, but I had to put some in bigger pots, cut off many branches and refill some pots. The cacti were particularly hard! This process took me an afternoon and a morning, but I finally managed to fix all the problems and ended up with a promising selection of plants. Some of them are still damaged, but I think with the right treatment they will end up being as healthy as the otheres. Here's how it looks:

 

That's it! Have a nice week!

A big big hug,


Acqua

16 comments:

  1. The plants look so pretty up the stairs! Lovely post Xx

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  2. Glad you're going on with your Project! And it is so cool and cute your grandma helped you! Incrredible she's 95!
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    1. She's one of my favourite people in the world :) xx

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  3. Lovely post Acqua! Good luck with your project, it already looks so amazing, especially the ones up the stairs. Love it xx

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  4. It looks so lovely, good luck with the second part of the project!! xx
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  5. This was such a good post! Everything looks so lovely, I am completely jealous!! xx
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  6. My grandmother loves plants as well! She actually started crying when one of her newly planted flowers were overtaken by some ants :/ I've been wanting to grow some type of garden, but it's so hot here, things just die. I hope your gardening project keeps growing, and I can't wait to see your updates.

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    1. Por thing! It's acually veeeery hot here as well, and they require constant watering! Thank you xx

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  7. Wow your garden looks amazing! All of the plants are so pretty, I especially love the cacti though! X

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    1. They hurt you but they're worth it! Thank you! xx

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  8. The plants on the stairs are really pretty in the sunlight :) I grow cacti, but tend to keep them on my windowsill rather than outside because the neighbourhood cats like breaking them :)

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    1. That's too bad! Thanks Gemma! xx

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