Sometimes a honeypot is a welcome sight but when it is outside your dining room window it is urban blight.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
African Violets and Water
I have been having trouble getting my African Violets to bloom. I had one that in the recent past was a prolific bloomer but lately hasn't has any blooms. I have usually watered my violets with tap water. But I noticed that when the city changed from getting our water from the river to well water that my plants stopped blooming. So, I decided to do something different when watering. I switched to distilled water. My Grandma always kept African Violets and only used distilled water to water and had beautiful blooming violets. So for the past few weeks, I switched to watering with distilled water. Now, I have blooms. The violet pictured still has a way to go to full health but it has blooms. I still have one violet that still hasn't bloomed at all.