Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Miracle of Miracle Grow

First of all, this post is not an advertisement. I don't do those. But when a product really works I figure it is good to spread  the word. Everyone always asks me how my potted plants do so well...and the answer is Miracle grow!


These sit next to my front door. I love this pale pink color. Just two months ago it looked like this...


The Petunia overtook the rest of the flowers--but they are still peeking through!



So hard that a $1.29 Petunia turned into this beautiful plant!


That is not the only pot doing well. Here is another...


I wasn't liking the pot that I planted these flowers were planted in. But then in 2 months it looks like this.


Now it really doesn't matter what the pot looks like!


Here is one more to show...from this...


to this!


So pretty!


I really love working with potted plants. I feel like I have more control and it is what I am used to because at my last house we lived on a hill and had terrible soil. But I love my garden blooming plants too!



If it wasn't for my beautiful garden flowers I wouldn't get to enjoy one of my favorite things...house flowers!



 I hope that everyone has had a nice weekend. We had fun at Janae's having a birthday party for Janae's little Lacie. Janae is the perfect puppy party hostess!

You can see all the fun we had here

Thanks for visiting!

31 comments:

Sweet Melanie said...

Oh Sandy...I am so jealous!!! Your flowers are doing GREAT! Everything you touch and do is absolutley beautiful...so shabby chic!

Junkchiccottage said...

Sandy,
I am right there with you with the miracle grow. My petunia's are doing so good and have tripled in size this year. They love the heat, humidity and miracle grow. Your petunias are looking so good too.
Kris

Gee Singh Newbanks said...

Miracle grow it is then. Your flowers are beautiful Sandy.I will have to get some... maybe a cure for my 10 brown thumbs.
Thanks ladies... I am now ready to try .
Hugs, Gee

Janae said...

It's amazing how fast your flowers have grown. I need to get some miracle grow! Your garden is so pretty! Thanks for sharing about my blog post :)

lynn said...

i love miracle grow, too:) your flowers are gorgeous, sandy!! i love foxy leaning on sadie--so sweet:) have a great week!

Amy Jo said...

I have got to buy some miracle grow.... My plants never look as beautiful as yours. Thanks for sharing your tips.

xoxo,
Amy Jo

Grandma Carolee said...

You have a talented "green thumb" Sandy. I use Miracle Grow and my plants still don't look as good as yours. They are beautiful!! Janae's party for Lacie looked delightfully fun!

Michaela Staňková said...

Beautiful flowers-love all!!
xoxo

Mary Ann said...

Your flowers look gorgeous, and I use Miracle Gro, too!

Loved your hairbows you made for Maizi over on Holly's blog... very sweet!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

First of all, I love that last shot. Your blooms are beautiful.

Melanie said...

Yes, the Miracle Gro is good, but you are just have a green thumb! Your flowers are always lovely.

Love that last pic!

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Sandy, you amaze me! Your flowers are gorgeous! I'm a fan of Miracle Grow too. Your photos are always stunning!
I love Janae's puppy party! They are precious!

Fran Mclean said...

Your flowers are amazing!!! My flowers that are in pots always die on me because I forget to water them. I have I ground sprinklers so the ones in the ground do awesome. But with all this rain in Oregon I shouldn't have a problem lol. Thanks for those beautiful pictures.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your flowers look great, Sandy! I think when we get back from NY I will be adding Miracle Grow to some of my pots, too.

must love junk said...

OMGosh, that is amazing! It definitely is a 'miracle' worker! Your flowers look just gorgeous.
Susan

Cozy Thyme Cottage said...

Miracle Grow must work! You are proof with your beautiful flowers! Cute picture of all the doggies at the doggie party! Nancy

Heaven's Walk said...

You were definitely born with a green thumb, Sandy! Wow! Beautiful!!!! How often do you water with MG?? I better step up my fertilizing program over here..... lol

xoxo laurie

Karen said...

Hi Sandy,
I wanted you to know that after I looked at your tablecloth I ordered mine. I hope that you don't mind me copying you. I just love it! Thank you so much for posting your blog about how to make a tablecloth out of a bedskirt. I am just using it as it came at the moment. I do love your blog and your daughter's. I am just learning how to set everything up on my blog and I am a real beginner so I am not sure how to add followers, etc. I retire this Friday and so hopefully I will have more time on my hands. Thank you so very much for visiting my blog and leaving such kind words.
Have a wonderful week. Take care,
Karen

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Cutest puppy picture ever! Ok I am sold, would you believe I have never tried miracle grow, but I will now!

Carol

September Violets said...

Your potted plants really are amazing! I'm the other way and have better luck with the plants in the ground. I use the Miracle Grow bagged soil. Thanks for sharing your photos. Wendy

Jenny said...

So beautiful! Do you add the liquid feed miracle grow when you water or just use the miracle grow potting soil? I've been doing the liquid feed once a week but mine don't look near as lush as yours do. :o( Yours are beautiful!

Lavender Cottage said...

I'm visiting from the Cottage Garden Party. Miracle Grow does push plants to their limit for flowering and annuals respond well to it.
Your containers are lush and pretty.

Anne said...

What beautiful combinations! I love your pansies!!!

I also love the photo of all the sweet pups - so adorable :)

Visiting from Tracie's party.

xox

Larry said...

I often use Miracle Grow as well, but also incorporate slow release Osmocote triple 14 in the soil prior to planting containers. Your plantings are lovely! L

KATHY said...

Your flowers look amazing! So pretty.

Kathy

Amanda said...

I use miracle grow too! You are absolutely right..it is a miracle!! I envy all your flowers!! You are so lucky!
HUGS,
Amanda @ www.notsoperfectmess.blogspot.co.uk
xox

Chel C said...

I've just popped over from Cottage Garden Party. Your blooms are magnificent! We use Miracle Gro, but also us "Rooster Booster" which is manufactured chicken droppings (they stink until water hits them so not for the faint hearted!)Miracle Gro certainly is nose friendly. Love your blog! Chel x

Bella said...

Hi Sandy,
Oh all your blooms look gorgeous!! But, I think the miracle is that you can get all those pooches lined up and looking so pretty!!! You must be a dog whisperer:-)
Hugs...
Bella

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