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crabby58

Hi, everyone. I'm from northeastern Pennsylvania. Love to play in the dirt 😊 Inside and out. My helper is my 14 year old black lab 🐾 zone 6a

Streptocarpus sect. Saintpaulia syn. Saintpaulia

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crabby58

Yay 🙌 I have roots, from 2months in water 6.19.21

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hkyfvr

Wow that’s great. 👍 Tried mine in soil and it did not root. May try your method. Just need patience 💚

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crabby58

Takes lots of patience😁that's for sure, I kept changing the water once a week with rain water💦cut stem at 45°angle and made a small slice up the stem and lots of patience😃happy it worked for me, never tried it before @novicegardenlover @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Great job. I think I would have given up. Patience is not my strength I’m afraid. Will try this though. 👍😍

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crabby58

Thank you, Diane, I just put them on the kitchen window sill and kept an eye on the water level to make sure the end of the stem stayed in my tiny glass that I had them in😊I was determined to see if I could grow from a stem👍 @hkyfvr I'd bet you could too😍

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Thelma. Am definitely going to try this. Thanks 👍😍

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novicegardenlover

Might be worth trying on a begonia. Hmm.

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crabby58

#african-violet-propagation 2 months in #water-rooting 👍 happy to finally see roots😍 #first-time-for-me

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crabby58

Woohoo..I spy a bud on my pink #african-violet 👍💗😃 6.3.21

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crabby58

I'm really really trying not to over water..."note to self"😃don't 💦 every time I walk by🤣🤣🙈

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crabby58

#africanviolet #texture #waitingforbuds 💗

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crabby58

Yay.. #newgrowth #africanviolet #mustbedoingsomethingright 💗4.8.21

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emch

#greatcolor #succulent

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crabby58

Thank you 💗 @emch

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crabby58

#newgrowth 💗 #africanviolet

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crabby58

Thank you💗 @dirtgirlworld

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crabby58

#africanviolet #newgrowth 4.8.21

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crabby58

#africanviolet #friendship #primrose #thanksgivingcactus 💘

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cowdenkyle

They all look fab😊

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crabby58

Thank you😃Kyle @cowdenkyle

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hkyfvr

They are beautiful together. All so pretty. 👍😍

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philstalder

What a nice combo Thelma 🤩

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crabby58

Thank you😃 Diane and Phil, much appreciated @hkyfvr @philstalder

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Thelma 💖😍

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sunlovin

Plentiful flowers!💕🌞

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crabby58

This is my #bestoffebruary #februaryflowers 🌸 2.19.21

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philstalder

Wow very nice 👍

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crabby58

Thank you Phil, I haven't had much luck with these in the past so trying again. 🤞🤞🤞 @philstalder

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philstalder

You’re welcome Thelma. The exact reason I don’t get them. I remember my mom had them when I was young and she bought all these contraptions, lights and fertilizer to keep them alive to no avail. Good luck 🍀😊

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crabby58

😊thank you @philstalder I've been reading up on how to care for them, so we shall see 😊🤞🤞

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philstalder

I waved my magic wand. They will do spectacular for you. 😁

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crabby58

That's sweet of you, thank you @philstalder

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crabby58

I have since sat them on a pebble covered tray with a little rain water to give them humidity and water from the bottom👍🤞🤞 @philstalder

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hkyfvr

Sounds like you are doing the right things. I bought some African violet fertilizer to help mine bloom again. It will take me years to use it up. I only have 3 violets. First ones I have not killed. Best of luck Thelma. 👍💕

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crabby58

I haven't gotten any yet.hoping I can hold out another month, then we will be fully vaccinated and feel safer to go to Lowe's or home depot(still wearing a mask also) to pick some up🤞🤞 @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

I have only been to local grocery store and pharmacy. We are way behind on vaccines as Pfizer order was delayed to Canada. Not sure when we will get ours. My husband is just over 70 and has heart problem and other issues. Hopefully before summer. 🤞💕

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crabby58

That's only place we go is our local grocery and pharmacy all in one store. Our second vaccine was delayed also. Hoping you both get yours soon. 🙏

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crabby58

New addition today 🌸(trying my luck again) with this pretty one found at local grocery store for $2.99😃on sale 2.16.21 #viewfromabove #africanviolet any tips would be much appreciated👍

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emch

I lurve this #greatcolor

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richard.spicer.7906

Love the two tone flowers 🌸

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hkyfvr

It is so very pretty. You will do great. I have always had troubles with these but now mine look terrific. Love the pink and white. 🌸🌸🤍

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KariSamuel

Never water from above or get the leaves wet.

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hebelover

So so beautiful 😍

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crabby58

Great😃 thank you, everyone👍 @KariSamuel @hkyfvr @richard.spicer.7906 @emch I've had these years ago and they always died on me, but, decided to try again, after seeing all of yours on here😍 they are so pretty.

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crabby58

Thank you 🌸 @hebelover

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lesliecole49

Wow, very pretty

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crabby58

Thank you 💗 @lesliecole49 hoping I have good luck with it and don't kill it🤞🤞

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anges

So pretty 💞

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crabby58

Thank you 💕 @anges

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