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Yvonne G

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Hoya is one of my favorite species. I have several varieties. Mine bloom too. They go into the greenhouse for the winter, where they really, really love to be, then back outside in the spring. Mine don't bloom until the middle of summer. I'll see if I have any pictures from before. . .

Nope, can't find any.
 

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Hoya is one of my favorite species. I have several varieties. Mine bloom too. They go into the greenhouse for the winter, where they really, really love to be, then back outside in the spring. Mine don't bloom until the middle of summer. I'll see if I have any pictures from before. . .

Nope, can't find any.
I have a different variety, I actually am only super familiar with Hoya Carnosa since those are the only ones we have at work (and our growers in FL don’t seem to have any to send us... meanwhile grocery stores have them) I have rooted cuttings from one in water and have been for over a year just chilling in my window sill in our bedroom, and one I actually bought that have longer thinner leaves but it doesn’t do much growing because we don’t have much light in here, someday when I have a house... if this darn plague doesn’t lead to a recession that kills my job because when money is tight plants are the first tings a business cuts, though the housing market going toast wouldn’t be too bad for me on the buyer side of things 🤪

I would kill for a hoya Kerriii with their cute heart shaped leaves, but all we get here at stores are single leaf cuttings (usually painted with cutesy things like valentines or get well soon), no node so no future growth.
 

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I have kerii and ovatum, which is kerii without the dip at the top. They're all bunched together in the greenhouse, so it's hard to see individuals, but I'll go grab a quick picture. . .

Hoya a.jpg Hoya b.jpg Hoya c.jpg

The begonias really love it in the green house:

begonia a.jpg

And I spied Snappy sunning on my way back to the house:

Snappy.jpg
 

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I have kerii and ovatum, which is kerii without the dip at the top. They're all bunched together in the greenhouse, so it's hard to see individuals, but I'll go grab a quick picture. . .

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The begonias really love it in the green house:

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And I spied Snappy sunning on my way back to the house:

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Mmm happy greenhouse pictures, my house goal is that I find one with a nice south facing sunroom/sunporch, and load it up with plants. Because all I have here is a west sliding door with a balcony oning and an East bedroom window which isn’t good for much. my plant shelf itself is in the dark kitchen running grow lights but the succulents aren’t terribly happy, and I’m pretty sure my agave pup is starting to stretch, so I usually try to stick to low light plants, finally finally hunted down my long searched for Raven ZZ because what retired grown up goth kid doesn’t want a black plant. And of course my Philodendron Selloum which is definitely my biggest plant here, I inherited it from work, I guess an account closed and my boss handed me this perfectly good plant to take home, my monstera next to it decided it doesn’t like me.
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Spring cleaning. Vacation week so now is as golf a time as any. Curtains hand washed and all drying in the tub because apartment living isn’t easy and I want a clothes line! Sliding glass door scrubbed as clean as it’ll get (the seal between panes is broke so it’s doomed to be cloudy forever), floors hands and knees scrubbed with bleach and water. more to go after drinking a whole bottle of water and having a snack. D15EA2BA-AE8B-499D-99ED-162267D38FD4.jpeg ACD18A17-2C2F-4320-8F23-5E364E2B0BBF.jpeg 1B8E026A-2858-4595-9D1D-CC2624A0239B.jpeg 396494F7-AB3C-43D4-8DD3-443F6BBEABF8.jpeg
 

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Not me, man. . . I'd rather live in filth than do house cleaning!
 

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Not me, man. . . I'd rather live in filth than do house cleaning!
I can’t do it. I don’t enjoy cleaning but I enjoy being clean. If I didn’t clean we would live in filth because the boyfriend certainly doesn’t clean (though I did get his kids to sweep and vacuum this weekend so that’s a small victory for me).
 

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I have kerii and ovatum, which is kerii without the dip at the top. They're all bunched together in the greenhouse, so it's hard to see individuals, but I'll go grab a quick picture. . .

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The begonias really love it in the green house:

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And I spied Snappy sunning on my way back to the house:

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Everyone knows Snapping turtles don't bask. LOL I know mine sure do . They'll bite your fingers off to if given the chance.
 

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Hello and how is everyone doing?

Please do stay home and be safe. :<3::<3::<3:
 

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And washing your hand thoroughly every time you come home. Leave your outside shoes outside on the porch and change into a indoor shoes. No measures is overboard at this time.
 
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