Fam Pics – Potted

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At the risk of breaking the record for being the last one to post the monthly themed picture at PMN, I am posting my contribution. Although it is nothing original – a plant in a pot, it is near and dear to my heart for the main reason that it’s a yard sale find. Yes, a plant in a really nice pot with humble beginnings. It was there on the driveway of one lady’s home who has holding a yard sale, looking all pathetic and pitiful. It looked like there was no hope for this plant that I even asked the lady: “do you think this plant’s going to survive?” To which she replied: “it’s a hardy plant. it’s hard to kill and all it needs is water”. I looked at the plant again and was reminded of Audrey, the plant in Little Shop of Horrors. “Feed me” it seemed to say. The lady said: “I’ll take a dollar for that”. The pot itself looked really nice and would have been worth more than $1.00 so I bought it.

It’s been almost 3 months now and as you can see the plant has thrived. I poured all the water I can get. (My Mom said it’s a water plant) And slowly and surely, here it is.

Moral of the story: Take a chance on otherwise seemingly hopeless things. Everything and anything thrives on good old TLC.

Here are the pics from the PMN:

  1. Julie’s flowers
  2. Raqgold’s Potted Memory
  3. Cookie’s different kind of pot πŸ˜›
  4. KK’s indoor and outdoor pots
  5. Rach’s Flowers and a Smile
  6. Lynn’s Pot Shots
  7. Lady Cess’ The Best Tea
  8. Feng’s Tagaytay Pics
  9. Analyse’s Life isn’t easy being a nomad
  10. Purple Girl’s Coffee Alamid
  11. Mitch’s very edible photos
  12. Noemi’s Ceramic Fondue Pot
  13. Vicky’s Potted Fruits and Vegetables
  14. Dine’s anything potted in Bhutan and Capalonga
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Published in: on September 14, 2007 at 9:09 am  Comments (9)  

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  1. Great job Mary! Good for the plant you rescued it.

  2. a real green thumb you have there πŸ˜€

  3. congrats!! better late than later, di ba. and your plants are really nice. honest.

    btw, what’s your email address nga pala? your email link on your “who I am” page doesn’t work kasi eh πŸ™‚

  4. Thanks Tina. I’m glad I took the chance too. πŸ˜‰

    Thanks Raq, but all I did was water it and it thrived. It is indeed a hardy plant. πŸ˜‰

    Hi Cookie! Thanks. I love the plant so much especially dahil cheap sya! πŸ˜‰ nye, didn’t know my email link doesn’t work. it’s greymom99 at yahoo dot com

  5. aha pareho tayong huli hahaha
    πŸ™‚

    I remember water plants are always the plant of choice of teachers. When I was growing up, I’m always tasked to clean them & replace the water — kainis hehe

  6. i love ivy plants. they are so easy to grow and it look pretty in the house. my daughter loves ivy plant and gives it a name. the last plant she bought which she took to her dorm was named frank…hehehe. i said, why a guy’s name? she just chuckled.

    for one dollar, that is a good buy.

  7. Hi Mary. I’m glad that the plant is now thriving judging from it’s shiny leaves. I have some of those too.

    I like the moral of the lesson you mentioned. In this life, where disappointments and worries are plenty, a spark of hope can make a real difference.

  8. the plants are looking healthy…and you got a good deal on the pot, very nice πŸ™‚

  9. Hi Auee: Onga, late tayong 2. ‘d bale, better late than never πŸ˜‰ Oo di ba? staple ito ng mga offices and schools?

    Hi Belle: It is really pretty to look at and I am surely getting a kick out of getting this for just $1.00!

    Hi Rach: Thanks, I’m glad you liked the moral lesson. πŸ˜‰

    Hi Maps: Thanks! I got lucky! πŸ™‚


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