Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Greeting Me

Cutesy in may be,  but I like being greeted by a smile as soon as I get out of bed. He normally sits up higher, above the shower.

This plant needs very little water. Once every six months I put it under the shower for a minute which also cleans the dust from its leaves. Maybe if I watered it more often, it would grow?

17 comments:

  1. Hello Andrew:
    How extraordinary that you only water the plant every six months or so and in such a cavalier fashion. We could certainly do with it as we have absolutely no success with house plants. Indeed, have given up trying!

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  2. Spray bottle, once a week.

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  3. Looks like one of those plastic plants to me, you know, the ones you buy in the two dollar shop.

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  4. JayLa, see Windsmoke's comment below.

    Ha MC. You too see what Windmoke says.

    Plastic Windsmoke? $2 shop? How dare you. I think it cost at least $5 and the stones are real.

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  5. I don't want anyone boisterously greeting me or talking to me until noon. If a member of staff must come in, it needs to be with a quiet espresso in hand.

    But then I am great in the afternoons and evenings :) People who are bight eyed and bushy tailed at 6 AM tend to flag a bit by 6 PM.

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  6. I thought the plant made you smile, then saw the other thing! Ha ha.

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  7. Hels, I am undecided whether I am a morning or evening person. My father used to whistle first thing in the morning. I hated that. I think I am an evening person who likes to get up early and be left in peace.

    Fen, let me assure you, I don't smile in the morning. I leave that to the plastic brush.

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  8. It's a pretty plant, nice of you to keep the dust off so the colours shine.

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  9. River, it should be household management's job to clean the leaves. Not my department. But when I see it is looking dusty, I stick it under the shower.

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  10. He's very cute.

    We all could probably use a morning friend like that.

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  11. Colin7:08 am

    Andrew
    Some plants of the real leafy variety love bathrooms. They get moisture from the hot steam when you shower. Many years ago, the girl I was sharing with and I had a big leafed plant in the bathroom.
    Well it just took off like a rocket in growth until one afternoon, Monica said to me -"we'll have to get that out onto the balcony, I can hardly move in the bathroom". It darn near broke our backs moving the damn thing.
    From then on, we only had a small pot flower in there like you have.
    So you don't have to worry about watering your plant, it already gets it's moisture from the hot steam.
    Cacti also grows well in bathrooms, just don't sit on it - ha ha.
    Cheers
    Colin

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  12. The toothpaste pack is growing well, though; positively bursting from its container! ��

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  13. Dina, and such a non complaining friend.

    Colin, I am not keen on cacti. It is a fake plant but I like it and apart from a a rinse to remove dust, it is maintenance free. I can imagine a bathroom being taken over by a Monsteria.

    It is a big one Victor, but it was so cheap, I couldn't resist.

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  14. Now that I've viewed some comments I can see what you were talking about. Duh, sez I at first, that's not the sort of plant that makes people smile!

    Believe your last comment should be on a special post of your greatest lines ever:
    It is a big one Victor, but it was so cheap, I couldn't resist.

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  15. FC, Victor would expect nothing less from me.

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  16. So glad I read Windsmoke's comment before I gave you any advice on this one Andrew!!

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  17. Clearly Grace, not everyone did.

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