What should I put in these pots?
They’re last weekend’s Craigslist score, and I really want to plant something in them. But I don’t know what. I need suggestions.
You may want to think long and hard about your answer, though. If you suggest a plant that you’ll want to come see next time you’re over and remark on its progress, you may want to spare yourself the pain. I love flowers, but I tend to kill them. I don’t know why. Well, maybe I do.
Take these primroses for example:
They look poorly and I don’t know what to do! It got hot this weekend and I watered them, I did. I think. They do look a little dry, like they could use some water. I’ll get right on that…
See that tulip in the pot picture? Here it is again:
Every year this tulip comes up and blooms gloriously. I did not plant it. I do not water it. As it emerges, there are always slug bites on it and every year I say, “I should put some slug bait around that tulip.” But I never do. It always comes up, and it is always beautiful.
Maybe I should get me some more tulips.