Category Archives: House plants

The Aliens Are Landing

The idea was to get a few perennials to fill in a few spaces in my garden.  Gardeners know what a tremendous high it is to spend part of a beautiful afternoon at a garden center.  It is almost impossible … Continue reading

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A Nice Start

The Clivia bloomed.

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Some Updates for Those Who Are So Inclined

Just sitting here at the moment, sipping some refreshingly iced mint tea made with fresh mint from the garden.  That, and a secret stash of Mexican chocolate laced with cinnamon.   Momentary slice of bliss.  As the month of July winds down, … Continue reading

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I Can Make Poison Arrows Now

Repotting a cactus is something I have been avoiding for a long time…..many, many years actually.  All  of them are bursting out of their containers, but the thought of handling them has triggered an automatic aversion. The potting soil and new pots have … Continue reading

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Black Thumb

There are two different cactus plants, two spider plants and an Air Fern “growing” in my office.  The cacti are crammed into pots that are pathetically undersized. They are also missing most of their soil because they have been knocked … Continue reading

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