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Growing Paperwhites

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I have a confession. I am a serial indoor plant killer.   Outside – I am good to go. Mother Nature has my back.  Inside?  It is  adios to the plant, poor thing.  I have tried, but according to my seester and bestie, who apparently are indoor plant aficionados, I either water too  much or not enough. Or I get spiders or gnats.  Are you with me? It is not pretty, let me tell you.

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I was shopping for a gift to take to Pokeeno and found this.  It has everything that you need to grow paperweights. Cute container, bulbs, dirt and instructions.  How far could I go wrong? So I took it home and promptly decided to heck with this as a Pokeeno gift!  I will be growing paperwhites!

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The cute container has a waterproof liner. Yay!

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First step: Add soil. So far so good!

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Next – just bury the paperwhite bulbs, leaving the tops out of the soil.  This was a no brainer – figuring out the tops from the bottom -as my paperwhites were already growing. Growing in really weird directions…..

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Step 3:  The instructions say water, but don’t over water.  Yikes!  I am just gonna wing it and pray for the plants.  You might want to help me out and pray too! lol!

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Here are my sweet paperwhites.  Not quite so pretty yet but I have high hopes.

Can’t wait to share them with you when they get tall and pretty! Who knows, if this goes well I may branch out and try an Amaryllis or maybe a Venus fly trap!

Until next time…..

 

Tammy from Patina and Paint

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