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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Cookbooks, Floors and Flowers...

Here again, is a photo of my favorite cookbook... I have never cooked anything from it... It has some good looking recipes in it.  I just never got around to cooking them. 

It is my favorite because it's the heaviest book in the house...
It's great for flattening floors... I got the main coat of paint on the stone floor for the conservatory this morning.  The book was put to good use... The foam core is flat as a pancake!
Now about the blooms...  The flower is not quite as spectacular as it looks in the photo... It is less than an inch across. I think that it is from somewhere in vicinity of the Himalayan Mountains, but I got it in good old Tucson.

I am just proud that it likes my kitchen window enough to reward me with the bloom!
Last but not least, this is actually on a Stonecrop plant.  I am not sure if it is a flower or just the shoot of a new plant, but if I get a few of them, they are going into some drying medium.  I am wondering if they would stay together.  Perfect roses for minis if they do.

The "flower" part is less than an inch across.  Perfect full blown rose in mini...

I bought several of these plants.  They were on sale and I am hoping that they will produce mini roses by the dozens!  If not, I like the plant as a groundcover anyway.

I am going back now and do some shading on the floor. 

See you tomorrow.


anisnofla said...

Las dos flores son preciosas.

Giac said...

Hello Casey,
Thank goodness for big heavy books. The floor is looking lovely. Those plants are just gorgeous. What beautiful colours.
Have a great weekend.
Big hug

elizabeth s said...

Your floor looks Good, Casey! I also LOVE stonecrop because it is no muss, no fuss kinda plant.