Having friends who like to share their flowers is such a great thing. A lot of my garden (flowers and fruits) are from friends and family. My friend Susan has such a beautiful and well loved garden. After one visit to her last year, I left with a gorgeous bouquet of blue hydrangea. I had the arrangement up high in my kitchen, and well, just left it there. Some of the blooms actually dried, which I think is also very pretty. One bloom had just enough water to grow roots. Roots! O.K., for those with Green Thumbs this would be no big deal, but for me it was huge! I put the cutting in a small pot, out of the sun, in our laundry room. I watched it die down, and then miraculously start to grow again. I waited until I had transplanted it into a bigger pot before even telling Susan. I didn’t want to take any chances that it might not make it! Now it is in a bigger pot, with a big flower and seeming to be very happy. The color has changed; it’s now pink. I only have it in a peat/compost mixture though. I’ll have to wait until I plant it in the soil to see what color it will be in my garden.
Are you sharing your flowers with a friend? Or if not, I hope you have a friend who likes to share with you! 🙂