I’m not sure whether we should be proud or ashamed. See these?
They’ve been sitting like this since last November. NOVEMBER! We bought them at 50% off for $5 each during an “end of season” sale at a local nursery.
Wait, I take that back. At one point, they were lined up against the garage.
Somehow, we’ve managed to keep them alive without doing anything but letting them sit like this.
It was time. Standing them back up after every rainfall was getting old.
These spots looked good under the trees….nice and shady:
All settled in (we haven’t mulched yet, but that’s a project for a weekend soon):
Those rocks will get moved, but it was hot, and that was a lot to ask for one weekend There you go, little philodendrons. I’m sorry for neglecting you for oh, about 9 months. But you are strong little suckers.
Now you can really spread your roots and fill out to look like this:
And then eventually grow up tall with a neat twisty trunk:
We love us some tropical plants! Speaking of filling out, the plants we chose when we rebuilt our porch have filled out really well.
What did you do this weekend? Did you get your hands dirty? Have you ever held onto plants for a long time before you finally got around to planting them??