We live in such a one-and-done disposable culture that even living plants have become disposable items. But, did you know that with proper care blooming plants will not only bloom again, but they will also bloom even more profusely as they age?
By now, many people who purchased amaryllis bulbs and plants for the holiday season may find the flowers at the end of their bloom cycle. Here are some easy tips to help nurture them until next year so you can enjoy their flower show again!
Caring for plants that have completed their bloom cycle is another way to connect with our natural world. With a little patience, orchids, amaryllis, African violets, and many other plants can become part of the family.
Here are some examples of my amaryllis bulb collection, some of which I have had for many years.
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