Monday, June 13, 2011

Purslane

These little flowering succulents are called purslane.

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They’re annuals, so you have to buy them year after year, but they are worth it.

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The flowers open in the morning and close in the evening.

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If you go out and pick off the dead one’s each night, they tend to bloom with more regularity. I go out every night and pick off the dead blooms and each morning I think there are more flowers than the day before.

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Water Balloons

When my kids told me they didn't know what to do with themselves yesterday I suggested they go outside and play with the water balloons....