Forcing Paperwhites

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 Well I suppose at this point I don't need to remind you that I like to garden
&
no matter what time of year or how small or large your yard is
there are fun things to do and try
 This is project I have never done before...!
I usually buy paperwhites around Christmas time
already in bloom, at the Nursery
but this year I thought I would give it a try myself 

no shortcuts!


how hard can this be...
you don't even need potting soil!

it's pretty remarkable how quickly these take off 
you can read a quick "how to" guide here
and  if you want even more information on doing this 
here is a link to a post done by a  blogger pal!
Amber has a great crafty blog
 called:


The girl is Crafty....


and yes she is


Have a restful and Happy Thanksgiving!

7 comments:
  1. Hope we get to see a follow up when these beauties are in full bloom! Love those Mexican ceramic bowls...great way to use them. Cheers!

    Trinidad

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  2. I just did the same thing in hopes that they'll be in full bloom for Christmas! I hope you enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with your family.
    Big hugs~
    T

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  3. I love the look of paperwhites but they few times I have forced them...I could not tolerate the smell. They give off a horrible odor once in bloom. Let me know what you find.

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  4. What?! You've never grown paperwhites?! I'm honored you are taking something from me. My paperwhites are cruising right along too. It really is unbelievable how quickly these grow. Happy Thanksgiving Kelley!

    PS- I've never had bad smelling paperwhites like your commenter above. I'm wondering if maybe they were rotten bulbs or something. Mine have always smelled really pretty!

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  5. I use to make those when I was kid. It was so much fun to watch them grow.

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  6. Oh how funny - I have only ever forced the bulbs - never bought them already blooming. Besides the fabulous fragrance _ I find it almost comical how fast they will grow - I am convinced that if you sat long enough staring at them you would actually SEE them grow!!

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  7. i've always wanted to do those too.....your dog pic is way too cute....

    just noticed the "goodie' bag coming soon! can't wait!
    xoxo

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