Planting Flowers

September 11, 2015

It started with an idea. A seed of idea.Charot.
Here’s a short story of my plants’ short life.

I bought these in the Philippines not only because I wanted to have a pet but I can’t have one in Dubai, but also because I love everything plants and flowers.

They are from a Japanese shop same as Daiso for around 140 Pesos for 3 flowers — They are Pansies, Margaret and Carnation that comes in cute and durable plastic pots.

 

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The first thing I did before planting them was to remove the paper labels inside because they will probably soak and rot and also I washed the pots clean so my babies err plants won’t get sick.

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September 18, 2015

A week after I planted them, the beasts are still inside and taking their time.

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September 22, 2015

They are out!

Meet Margaret and Carnation.
Pansy might take a while.

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September 26, 2015

They are now growing into little plants, their true leaves and coming out. Probably best to transfer them to a bigger pot, but I have none at the moment.
Pansy didn’t make it.

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October 2, 2015

Probably need to transfer, really. The stems are starting to bend, I’m not sure why. Probably because they are cramped in a tiny space, fighting for sunlight, or they are overwatered?
The starter soil was amazing by the way, it was light and the water pass through quickly while still retaining a considerable amount of water.

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November 19, 2015
I found a bigger pot and carefully re-planted them. They are easy to extract, just a little wiggle and they will slide out. The starter soil will fall away as well with just a little shake, leaving you with the plant and the bare roots.
I’m not sure at this moment if they will live with all the trauma I had just caused.

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December 6, 2015

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They lived! I wanted to see them bloom but alas, I can’t. Change is coming.

I will have to transfer home and that’s what’s keeping me busy lately. I tried looking for a room with a balcony but I did not so I have to leave them.

Goodbye plants. I hope your next owners will take care of you until you blossom into beautiful flowers.

You can read my room hunting experience here,
Next time, I’ll have a successful pot of plants, I promise you that. For now, I need to look for a room that has a balcony. :)

Cerrise.

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