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My Amazing Christmas Miracle

This is a discussion on My Amazing Christmas Miracle within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; Last year, a couple of days after Christmas, my daughter-in-law brought me a marked down ...

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    Default My Amazing Christmas Miracle

    Last year, a couple of days after Christmas, my daughter-in-law brought me a marked down Christmas Cactus so that I could get it to bloom again. Well, I thought that there wasn't a snowballs chance in Hell that I would ever accomplish that here in the desert. The first thing that I did was Google 'Care and culture of a Christmas Cactus' and I followed the instructions the very best I could. This is the result. The picture was taken Christmas day. That is why I called it 'amazing' and a 'miracle'.

    Enjoy, Katie
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    Oh Katie, that beautiful. Good growing!

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    You did a wonderful job! We have yet to keep one alive let alone bloom again!!!!

    And its so nice that it is bright red, just right for the holidays.

    enjoy

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    How BEAUTIFUL !!!!Good Growing
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    Wonderful, Katie! What a nice gift from the Cactus fairy! See, cactus do bloom in the desert - great growing!

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    THAT is stunning, Katie! WOW!! It is perfect for the Christmas holiday too. Congratulations on the rebloom!

    Cheers,
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    WOW! You did a wonderful job! Now that is an award winning plant.

    I had to give up my "Christmas Catus" collection to make room for the 'chids and I do miss them.

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    WOWEEE!!! Fantastic effort! Well done!

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    That's gorgeous, Katie! Nice job! I love the colors of it...better keep a fire extinguisher nearby!

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    Beautiful ! good growing .. Gin

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