My Christmas cactus is starting to bloom!
I really don't mind if its a few weeks early.
It just brings me great amounts of joy everytime a bud begins to form.
This Christmas cactus is extra special to me because it belonged to my grandmother.
She passed over 24 years ago!
Grandma followed all of the rules for making her cactus
"bloom filled" for Christmas.
It was the center of attention on its own special stand during
the Christmas season.
When my grandma passed I took on the responsibility
of caring for her prized cactus.
My treasured cactus has endured 5 moves, 3 kids picking at its leaves, one dog knocking it over and many forgotten watering's.
Today it is not as grand as it once was many years ago.
But every time it comes into blooms
I can feel the extra special presence of my grandma.
I hope I can keep grandmas Christmas cactus blooming for
seasons to come!