IMG_3016During a somnambulist Saturday morning supermarket sweep, I came across a consignment of little pelargonium plants at 1€ a pop. Since it was time to fill the balcony boxes, and the garden centre is a long way away, I impulse-bought a bunch of them in various colourways.

IMG_2904When I got home I realised I didn’t want that kind of two-tone mix after all, and the plants were left for weeks in a cardboard box getting dry and manky, dropping all the flowerbuds. Just as things were starting to look dire, I noticed two flower pots outside the Späti on the corner below, containing only a sorry mix of coffee grounds, weeds and cigarette butts. So I gave them a makeover: