Found these yesterday when I was rearranging stuff. I'm spending a lot of time rearranging stuff these days, because there's a bunch of new stuff coming in every week, plugs and seedlings that we're transplanting into bigger pots and then setting out on the tables. All of this is eventually going to be sold for people to plant outdoors, but it's in the greenhouses for the forseeable future, which kind of bites. All the new stuff gets the prime locations, so all the tropicals are mashed in together along the walls and above the heaters and in drafts and stuff. I mean, so far everything seems to be coping okay, but it pains me to have to put plants in locations that I know they're not going to like, or locations where customers won't be able to buy them without getting an employee to help dig the plant out of whatever tiny space it's been shoved into. There are times when it seems like we're just making a bunch of unnecessary work for ourselves, though it's not like I have any suggestions for how to make this work out any better. I just kind of have to hope that the plants can handle a month or two of being crammed together, I guess.
Making matters stranger: there's been talk about getting a new order of tropicals in, in about a month, which I'm always in favor of getting in more tropicals, but I don't see how that's going to be possible if the greenhouses are packed full of everything else already. This is kind of a shame, because there's some intriguing stuff on offer (most notably some Guzmanias with blue blooms, but that's not all).
So neither I nor the tropicals are entirely happy campers these days, but for some reason a couple of the Dieffenbachias are having a party. Life goes on.