Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Elephant Ear?

So, Titania over at Yesterday Today and Tomorrow In My Garden had suggested I look out for an 'Elephant Ear' Kalanchoe.  After a quick Google search, I think I might already have one.  I've got it in the same little pot with a little 'Fang' Kalanchoe, but if this is the 'Elephant Ear', I might need to be moving it to it's own pot.  This is my second 'Fang', I had one last year and I bought it quite large (on sale, of course) and dummy me let it get frost bitten over the winter...I was bummed to say the least! Since these were both small, I just put them together until they grow.  The 'Fang' is the shovel looking bumpy one.

I think this is either a Kalanchoe 'Felt Plant' or an 'Oak Leaf'..not sure which, so if you know, please set me straight!
I picked up a Kalanchoe 'Golden Girl' over the weekend, but I was going to pot her before taking a picture...need to get that done.

Now on to non-plant conversation...

Tonight on the way home, I was talking to my mother and she was telling me that she made Chicken and Dumplings for dinner.  Now, that happens to be my absolute favorite meal that my Mamaw (mother's mother) would make when we would visit and then taught me to do.  Out went my plans for hotdogs!  I had the biscuits here since I'm making it this weekend for a friend who just had a baby.  All I needed was chicken...no cooked chicken, but I do have canned turkey (sounds odd, but it's awesome) from the turkey farm in Ohio that I thought I'd try.  It was awesomely delicious (if I do say so myself)!!  

After that, I thought Goldie and I needed a walk.  She made it one mile with me and after jogging a bit decided she needed to stop constantly, so she got dropped off and and I finished up the other two by myself with my music!  I haven't jogged or walked since the Susan B. Komen 5k that me and a friend ran a few months ago...man am I out of shape!  To cool off, I repotted my Hibiscus tree into a much needed, much larger pot!  

Sorry this was so long...I think I miss my girls and the conversation that comes with!  Not to mention my jogging buddy, who pushes me to keep going even though I want to sit down and cry!

Good Night!


  1. Who knew there were so many Kalanchoes??? I really didn't, at all! WOW! I love that curly edged one...is that the one called Elephant Ear? It is adorable!

    I make Chicken and Dumplings with Mrs. Traylors frozen wide noodles in the frozen section at grocery store...they are delicious, if your store carries them.

  2. I think it is the curly one, Julie. I'll have to see if Titania reads this and confirms it for me...I'm pretty sure she has one. I just found a pink Panda Plant online the other day, but I didn't order it...very good control that day!

    I'll look for the noodles and try them...if they're delicious, then they're for me!