I did take my advice from yesterday and sat in my garden. Totally enjoyed the day. So did all my little kittens as they were sleeping and playing around me all day. I worked on the air plants, trying a new way of displaying them and in part getting ready for bringing them inside for the fall. Pam did have the second day of the flea market so did have gardeners stop down and look. So that was fun, because I could visit with them and it was in a relaxing area. UNDER the trees by the house is our new place for Becky's Greenhouse during this time of the year. So annuals went out, perennials, and succulents plus some hanging baskets that look really good. I even took a little cat nap( pardon the pun) in my chair. In looking at the list of how to relax in the garden, I did 3 of them. So that was good. Humidity is coming back and also the heat, so next week for a few days will not be working in the afternoon outside, but will work in the morning on gardening things.
I had a question yesterday about why her air plant has changed color from being red tips to just the green. I reminded her that the air plants need at least 6 hours of sunlight. They need the light from the sun when they are in the house, from a window. Air plants are from the tropical and even though they live under the canopy of the trees, the light is very intense in a rain forest. I am moving the airplants outside to more sunlight and not under the complete shade of our trees. Last year, I left them in the greenhouse and then it was too hot for them. Always something to learn, and do differently if the plants are not happy. If they are happy, then they will grow and be like they were made to be. Don't be afraid to try something different...that is what gardening is all about. Till next time, this is Becky Litterer from Becky's Greenhouse, Dougherty, Iowa