Thursday, July 8, 2010
Thursday in the Garden with Simba
My Dad planted four window boxes of impatiens in different colors again this year - they do very well on our deck and give lots of color for many months. They are doing nicely, and actually grown a bit more than shown in this picture from about 2 weeks ago. I snoopervise them well, making sure he gives them adequate water, occasional fertilizer, and I purr to them to help them grow.
But here is a little "impatiens surprise". It looks like last summer a seed from an impatiens plant found its way into one of the Christmas Cactus pots. So now we have a bonus red impatiens growing right in with the cactus. Dad hates to let any plants die, so he is not pulling this one out, even though from the perspective of the Cactus it is a weed.