Ankita proves that persistance through frustration can yield happiness!

"This is Ankita Singh from New Delhi. I am very attached to my plants and the death of even a single plant breaks my heart. A few days ago, I had a very bad day thanks to a very rude lady and I decided to try to feel better by doing some soul therapy in my garden. I had painted this colander very meticulously for use in the garden and I decided to plant tiny Vinca Rosa plants in it. I planted them all and propped the colander on a stand and watered it.

Within a minute, as I was pulling my watering pipe back, it caught on to one of the legs of the stand and the stand fell with a resounding crash and everything from soil to plants to pebbles was scattered. Imagine my chagrin at the end of such a day, when my hard work of an hour was in ruins at my feet! I still held on to the last weak threads of my self-control and rebuilt the thing from scratch. I just couldn't bring myself to throw these little plants in the bin, no matter how upset I was.

So here is my sunny canary yellow colander, planted with Lilac coloured Vinca Rosa, replete with moss mulching and colourful pebbles. This time I changed the location and got rid of the wobbly stand too. What do you think?"

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