This is not my house or my photo. This pic is by Bev Wagar [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons. Those white flowers on the vines climbing all over everything? Yup! THOSE are moonflowers.
I “play” at gardening, but I suck at it. Seriously. The only plants I can grow are the ones with a STRONG will to survive. That doesn’t stop me from tromping around outside in my red boots and hat. I enjoy getting my hands dirty, but don’t expect anything I plant to do well. I practice low expectations gardening. 🙂 LOL
The fact that I’m trying to plant moonflowers YET AGAIN proves that I’m never going to be a proper gardener! Why am I planting moonflowers? Mostly because of the name!!! I mean, come on! Moonflowers? They sound like hippy flowers!!! “Dude! This garden is totally awesome. Sweet! Got any fertilizer? We’re getting the munchies. Duuuude.” And…they flower at night, which is great, since gardening in the sun doesn’t really work out so well for me. I hate turning into a crispy Juli. I’ve never had a tan in my life!
The problem is, I’ve TRIED to plant moonflowers before with ZERO results, hence the reason I don’t have my own picture on here. I suppose I could have taken a picture of the dirt, but that’s not very exciting.
Every year I stick those stupid seeds in the ground, I feel like I’m playing the lottery. Yeah…I haven’t won that either. 😉 Meanwhile, the seeds are soaking in a cup of water, something I haven’t tried before. Maybe I’ll get better results once I stick them in the ground? Not holding my breath.
Have a great day!