Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Brrrrrr!

It has been a long time since we've had weather this cold in the Mobile, Al area. Our heater has been running non-stop to keep up a somewhat comfortable temperature.
Last night was the end of many of my plants. Some will come back from root, however, some are gone for good. I had a split leaf philadendron by the porch that had grown as high as the porch roof--now gone.
Thankfully, we have the greenhouse for safekeeping of the potted plants such as orchids which have been in bloom.

5 comments:

  1. I have a feeling I am not going to have some of my plants return either...sigh
    I am envious of your greenhouse, just saying.

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  2. I agree- at least you have a greenhouse! We are not getting this current cold spell, but had a week of the teens in December that took my Australian tree fern that I loved. Maybe I shouldn't be buying tropicals? Sorry about your philadendron.

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  3. All my elephant ears (not mine,but the plants) and most of our ferns have gone to see God. Please bring back our typical nuary weather.

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  4. Heater running non stop in your place...., and air-conditioner running non stop too to lower the temperature down here. Happy gardening... ~bangchik

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