Are You A Plant/ Flower Person?

United States
April 9, 2008 7:05am CST
I Love Having Lots Of Plants And Flowers In My Home, Not Just Inside But Outside Too. I Think Flowers Make People Happy Whether They Show It Or Not And Plants Are Just Good To Have. If You Don't Have A Green Thumb And Have Always Managed To Smother Every Plant You've Ever Tried To Have, Don't Worry, Try Again But With Something Small And Doesnt Require A Lot Of Care. You Can Do It! I Did And My House Somewhat Resembles An Indoor Jungle.
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@chertsy (3818)
• United States
11 Apr 08
The inside of my house doesn't resemble a green house unless it's cold outside after I bring them inside. Now outside, I have all types of flowers. Most of them, I really don't have to do anything about them. I even have flowers that comes back in the spring. I have one plant that once it sprouts I'm going to plant some of them to do some edging. I agree with the flowers making people happy. I get so relaxed when I'm outside working in my flower bed. I can be so stressed out over something, and about 10 minutes just weeding and I have completely forgotten my problem.
@chileman (969)
• Australia
10 Apr 08
Yes I love indoor plants although we don't have that many in our house at present but we will soon. I love my outdoor garden to, love the garden grown tomatoes and capsicum, and the lemon and mandarin tree are bloomin with flowers which will turn into fruit soon. Can't wait for the winter to be over, although our strawberries are growing well anyway!
@ltmoon (1008)
• United States
10 Apr 08
When I owned a house, I had a beautiful yard. Lots of trees - maples, oaks, and elms, plus an apple tree and two cherry trees. The birds ate most of the cherries, but I got good tart apples for pies. I also had lots of flowerbeds and a hedge of lilac bushes I shared with my neighbor. I also had lots of indoor plants inside the house. I then moved into some lofts and had no yard, so I only had houseplants. And often I had the proverbial jungle. Because of my travel schedule the past few years I have given up on keeping houseplants, they just cannot survive me being gone for a month or more at a time. The same reason I do not currently have a pet.
@flamenca (82)
• Canada
10 Apr 08
I grow all kinds of flowers, plants and trees from seed. I have even managed to grow cacti!! They are really cute when they start off, little green blobs!!. I have some rare tropicals, vines ( passion vine) which I started form a passion ffruitI bought at the grocery store. I even have a date palm growing.. after my husband ate a date, I popped the seed in a pot and 2 months later.. surprise.. It is only the female seeds that grow apparently, and it is one of the most ancient plants on the planet.. Flamenca
@Rachel322 (115)
• United States
10 Apr 08
I am definatly a plant person. I consider myself to have half a green thumb. I do great with foliage plants but not with flowering ones. I've planted a few rose bushes a few weeks ago and I am crossing my fingers that they do well. We've had so much rain in the last week that I am afraid they might drownd before they get a chance to take root. I'm also planning to try and start a small vegetable garden.
• United States
9 Apr 08
I am a flower person. I love to see the different colors that the different flowers are. Also the fragrance of them just fills my nose with great smells. I like a lot of flowers around me.
@luvstochat (6917)
• United States
9 Apr 08
I like flowers but I don't like having them all over my hone in or out. For a few reasons one the outside flowers attract bees and I don't want a bunch of bees in my yard and anohter I don't have green thumb and can never keep anything alive.
• United States
9 Apr 08
I'm like you - my house sometimes resembles and indoor jungle - LOL - like the way you put that! Most of these will be moved outside once the whether warms up, but I love being surrounded by plants and flowers. I garden outside, but during the dreary winter months there is nothing that brightens the day like a grouping of plants inside. I'm always "forcing" bulbs or something - hey, I figure if I "force" them inside, I can always plant them outside once spring is here!
@jillhill (37358)
• United States
9 Apr 08
I am a flower person. I don't do well with plants. They have a tendency to die on me...so I can handle having a pretty bouquet of flowers on the dining room table for a couple of days but it is in the best interest of plants to stay away from me! LOL
• Philippines
9 Apr 08
I am not into gardening, but I surely would love to have lots of flowering plants in our yard. I admit I don't have a green thumb, but once the plant is planted, I don't mind watering it and taking care of it.
• India
9 Apr 08
when it comes to flowers and plants i have so many plants both inside and the outside of my house.all credit goes to my mother.though i don't do much of plants shopping because that's something my mother looks after but if i had to do without them my house won't be as happier and livelier house as it is now.as for flowers i simply love them.i always have some fresh flowers in my room.they make me feel good,loved and happy.
@ctrymuziklvr (11063)
• United States
9 Apr 08
I'm not a big flower person but I love house plants even though I usually kill every one I get. I just got a nice ivy from my son for Easter and I'm trying very hard to keep it alive. So far....so good!