Posted on: January 11, 2019 | Written By: Everybody Gardens |
The tall flowers of an amaryllis can help keep gardeners sane during the offseason. We asked Everybody Gardens social media users to share pictures of their flowers, and they responded. We hope these pictures help you to fight off the winter doldrums and dream of better (and warmer) days to come.
Nancy Johnson (above) had great timing, with blooms starting to open on two of the three stalks just on Thursday.
Here’s a close-up of an amaryllis from Sharon Salmon.
Jenn Ippolito has four flowers in bloom at the moment.
She also shared gifts that she gave out for Christmas.
And Ruth Scruggs just started this Apple Blossom amaryllis bulb.
Over on Twitter, Dolly from Texas showed off a Red Lion amaryllis:
this is one of mine at the moment . I wish it stayed like this forever . ( but then it wouldn’t be so much fun ) 🌾 pic.twitter.com/iJc1WtkMSY
— Dolly Escuadra (@dollyescuadra) January 11, 2019
Doug Oster is manager and editor of Everybody Gardens with a passion for gardening and a love of sharing is experiences with other gardeners. You will also find Doug’s gardening contributions in the Tribune-Review each week. He’s an Emmy Award winning producer, television host and writer. Oster is co-host of The Organic Gardeners Radio show every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. Oster’s Outstanding Documentary Emmy was awarded for Gardens of Pennsylvania, a one hour special he conceived and produced for the PBS affiliate WQED. Doug appears every Thursday morning on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today live at 9 a.m. “Gardening is fun, he says, enjoy every day spent outside tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees.”