Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Curious about Coleus?

Hosted by "A Southern Daydreamer"

Sorry for the absence, we've had so many things going on schedule wise that I needed a break from at least one blog. Also, I'm in the process of melding two of my blogs so I'm working on that as well.

But today, I want to tell you about an indulgence buy that is so making me want to be outdoors more. My coleus plants! I got them at Home Depot for $1.29 a pot (there are three in the pot.
Also, I just love these rectangular claypots! I've wanted some for so long but could never really afford them. So last week, I told myself that I'm living a little and spent money on those pots. Seeing them everyday helps me to get up and out and check on all of my plants, as few as they are.
And those coleus, I just love, love them but the few I've tried in the past, didn't grow so well and well, died! LOL

Look! I have two of them! I'm being brave, ha? LOL And look at this bottom one, is that a flower?
Susan, a big thanks for being our gracious host today and to all of our blog friends, thanks for sharing my post today!

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Thanks for peeking!

17 comments:

  1. Welcome back, Chandy! I hope your having a great summer with your familia. I'm not familiar with that plant.Hope it grows well for you. Unfortunately I don't have a green thumb!

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  2. They're so deep red and shiny - me like. An also glad you bought them. After all we need to be just that somethings. And it's worth it if it'll bring you smile Chandy.

    Happy outdoor Wednesday!

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  3. They look so healthy and vibrant!!!

    My Wordful/Outdoor Wednesday is all about something that was 'taken from our yard'. But at our request. Happy Wednesday to you.

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  4. I get excited about pots and plants too, so it's fun to share that obsession with others! Thanks for sharing and have a great day!

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  5. Very pretty plant. Love the color of the leaves.

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  6. I love the color in the coleus leaves. Thanks for sharing your photos with us. Have a wonderful day and enjoy the holiday weekend.

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  7. Pretty plant and j'adore the pot! Good choice Chandy!
    -marie

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  8. what a beautiful post, thanks for sharing, happy ow.

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  9. Coleus comes in so many pretty varieties now! I love the pots too :)

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  10. I bought some coleus this summer too. In one pot it is doing well, but in the other it seems all the rain has wilted it.

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  11. Hello dear ladies, thank you so much for leaving some wonderful comments!

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  12. My coleus do best in an area that stays a bit drier than the rest. Maybe that is a clue to keeping them happy.

    Enjoy!!!

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  13. Great blog you have some really beautiful things on here. Glad I stopped by to see it. Hope you have a great weekend!!

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  14. As an Army mom, I really love the Patriotic theme. You've got real talent, thanks for sharing,

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