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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Winter and our House Plants in Delft White Pots

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to all American readers!

Before I've mentioned how hard it was to keep all our house plants alive, while being away for 3 weeks at a time, doing consulting work.
With the water computer inside our greenhouse, things worked out perfect, together with a heater for the colder period.
Here is our excellent collection from that time...
  
When viewed on YouTube you can find English text below, with clickable points.
Remember, we always talked Dutch, as those videos got mailed out to my Parents...
This was around Christmas in1985, our previous home where we had solid oak indoor shutters that were not painted white.
Me crocheting on some curtain with my feet up onto the leather foot stool.
You can see the same solid oak indoor shutters here now open.


Related links:
Houseplants in Delft White Pots in Our Veranda | previous post showing same orchid and some Christmas cactus
The often HIGH price of being AWAY for Consulting | previous post about what we found the same year...
{Our 'GREEN' Bedroom} | showing the bedroom with shutters and windowsill as seen in video above...
{Our Living Room} | showing the white solid oak shutters

16 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving Mariette. Hope you have a lovely day with your husband.

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    1. Dearest Sami,
      Thank you but for us it is every day being grateful for still being alive and for so many other things!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  2. Hello Mariette, These are some pictures of domestic comfort, the reward for all of your and Pieter's hard work, both professionally and in creating a home. The key to an interesting interior is to have unique items like your custom woodwork or those handsome white Delft flower pots that no one else will have.
    --Jim

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    1. Dearest Jim,
      You are so right about that, we always tried to give our home a 'soul' as it should reflect its owners.
      Both of us don't live according to prescribed behavior!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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    1. Dearest Anne,
      Yes, from an era when our 'green children' were still alive!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  4. Algunas plantas, le va muy mal el frío y son difíciles de mantener. todos los años pierdo la albahaca y la hierbabuena, que tengo en mi patio.

    Besos

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    1. Querida Antónia,
      ¡Siempre es muy complicado mantener vivas nuestras plantas! Ya sea cuidándolos por dentro o teniendo a alguien en quien puedas confiar, o dentro de un invernadero.
      Abrazos,
      Mariette

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    1. Dearest Jo-Anne,
      Thank you and yes, very fond and special memories.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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    1. Cara Olga,
      Grazie e anche a tutti voi un buon fine settimana!
      Abbracci,
      Mariette

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  7. Wonderful memories and another example of your skills with plants.

    God bless.

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    1. Dearest Victor,
      Thank you and yes, those are wonderful memories captured for still enjoying.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  8. What a comfortable home. The plants give an even cozier air.
    xoxo
    Coisas de Feltro

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    1. Dearest Christina,
      Thank you and yes, plants do certainly add to the overall atmosphere.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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Mariette...

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