Well, it’s about time . . .

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As of the beginning of July, I counted a total of fourteen spider plants in my house (and several in a seed tray outside – but we’ll ignore those).

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All were looking rather pot-bound. In fact the one on the left of the image above hadn’t been repotted for a few, several, many years, and contained five plants (four were babies that I’d rooted in the pot).

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It was time to gather them all together and sort them out.

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Starting with the largest, I removed as many of the fat, white roots as I could.

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I’d sourced and bought eight large pot-holders for the larger plants. The smaller ones and newly-potted babies fitted in where they could.

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Time to count them.

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I started with fourteen.

I ended up with twenty. Not too bad.

There is a hook in my breakfast room ceiling (10 feet up) calling out for some hanging plants.

I’ll have to practice my macramé.

Ta-da!!

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7 thoughts on “Well, it’s about time . . .

  1. A job well done! Your hanging basket reminds me that our three-year-old granddaughter arrived one day, first visit in two months or so, came in the door and went at the gallop to a similar hanging basket in our kitchen. She reached into the basket and took out a lollipop – it seems she had put it there on her previous visit; had never mentioned it to anybody but, clearly, had it in mind all that time! And – there were spider plants in that basket too.

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  2. Apart from your endeavours with the spider plants, I like the lovely vase of grasses (?) on the hearth. Or perhaps they are flower heads looking great although past best before date?

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