Sid & Nancy

With a bit more time indoors as of late, I have been repotting a few plants. These two lucky plants (Nancy left, Sid right) found new homes in some plant pots I made.

What do you think?

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60 Comments

    1. Thanks! I have Sid for awhile, Nancy is just over a month. Haha – Wilson eh? Hope you are well!

    1. They have the new pots and a south facing window. What more could they ask for? Hope you are well!

  1. Haha! Just wait until the Spring and I start gardening. I am going to have many more plants to manage. Hope you are well Alan! Stay safe!

  2. I love them, and the pots 😁. Perfectly named however I hope they live long and happy lives 😊

    1. haha! I see someone got my naming reference. I have a pretty green thumb, so here is hoping! I have already had Sid for 3 yrs and he has grown, albeit slowly! Stay well and safe Mandy. Hope you and yours are well!

    1. haha! Awesome comment. I am not sure about that, but they are rocking these pots 😉 Thanks for the smile and stay well and safe.

  3. These names made me smile! I’ve not named my plants before but I’ll consider it. It’s wonderful to have a creative distraction right now – thanks for posting!

    1. Thank you for the kind comment. I am glad the names made you smile. We all need more smiles right now. I hope you are well and you are right we all need some kind of distractions amongst all the chaos. Stay safe!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind comment! I am a fan of the colours as well!I hope you are doing well and staying safe. All the best.

    1. I hope so! I think the increased sunlight with the longer days will help too! Hope you are well! Stay healthy and safe!

  4. I like cacti. I do think next time Sid would like a higher pot, at least twice it’s own length. Cacti in nature mostly have roots up till 20 times their height aboven the ground. But as pots, I like both of them 🙂

    1. oh wow! Thanks for the information. I did not know that. I had Sid in a pot less than half the size of this one for the last couple of years. Maybe the deeper pot will help him soar to new heights. Know I have to make another pot for a similar cactus that I have. Thanks for teaching me something new today! Wishing you all the best and thanks for the kind and helpful comment.

  5. Sid and Nancy seem happy in their new pots. I’m glad I’m not the only one that gives names to my plants. I think Sid is going to need a deeper pot soon.

    1. Yes, many of my plant babies have names when I am inspired. I hope you are right that Sid does need a deeper pot soon! I want to see him soar to new heights. I hope you are well 😉

      1. We are well! Our county in Georgia is on lockdown starting at midnight. This includes the city of Atlanta. We are retired and don’t go out much anyway but I feel sorry for those out of work. Tough times for all.

    1. I see you have come up with something and I am excited to read it. You are right that it does sound like a great title !!

    1. I could not resist. Sid has been with me for a few years. The furry cactus reminded me a bit of his hair, and it was only a matter of time before I found his Nancy for him 😉 Thanks for your comment and wishing you all the best.

  6. The Succulent and the Cactus
    So tall and strong the cactus stood,it’s prickles daring all to try
    To challenge it, but no-one could until a succulent came by.
    So soft and green and pretty, she displayed a warm and loving heart
    And, nestling close, it seemed that he was wishing they would never part.
    But oh, alas, t’was no to be for in a giant pot he grew
    While she sat, lonely, knowing that to share a home would never do.
    Her chubby leaves were all quite full of water, more she did not need-
    Keeping his thorns so sharp, not dull, took light and heat and extra feed.
    So, strong and silent he stood by and watched her spread her arms out wide
    Grateful that they were both up high in separate pots, but side by side.

    1. This is wonderful! I love your poem, it is so beautiful and it made me smile. Thank you for sharing your creativity and beautiful words! Have you posted this on your own page? If so, I would love to edit this post and link to it. Sid & Nancy are honoured to have inspired such prose! And I am tickled that a couple of my plants have their very own poem. Thank YOU!

    1. haha! Thanks for the comment and making me smile 😉 I can see the resemblance! I may have to consult you before I name any more of my plants 😉 Stay safe!

    1. If you only knew how many pots I have made in the past that were not 😉 Thank you so much for the very kind comment! Stay safe and well!

      1. Yes! Fortunately we work from home and are staying in to help prevent the spread of the virus!

  7. You named your plants : ).
    I’ve named one. It is “The Beast” aptly named because it is about 20+ years of age. A tropical palm that shoots bizarro growths that I love & is a near back-breaker to move in & outdoors! You’ve inspired me to name more. It will be fun determining what they want to be called.

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