One of the coolest, most coveted garden elements is a water feature. A pond or fountain is a sure way to set your yard or patio apart from others, and provide a soothing environment to relax in. The way I see it, having a small body of water in your yard is probably the coolest thing you can possibly do, next to growing your own food.Read more [...]
I love succulents!
They are so beautiful, and such an easy way to add life to a room. Succulents won't demand much of you, in fact, they like to be left to their own devices for the most part. Sounds easy, right?
Easier said than done!
I tend to do too much. It's my worst indoor garden habit. This is a death sentence for cacti and succulents. I'll change, I promise!Read more [...]
I bought my Zanzibar Gem a couple of months ago (as I killed all my airplants and cacti) and I'm thinking it might be time to water it. I am stumped. How do I water it? Do I give it a misty spray of water, enough to wet the top of the dirt? Enough water that it comes out of the pot?
It is only a small ZZ with two stalks in a small plastic pot. It's Winter here and it lives indoors on my window sill in a heated room. I don't want to kill this one!
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I found this mighty little specimen on a back patio!
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I got a few good shots of this plant at a friend's house, and now I've got the itch to get one of my own! Since I'm spending my Summer traveling, I've been getting good shots of many house and patio plants that I've never seen before. There are a few staple plants that most indoor gardeners are familiar with, for example, pothos, dreacana, spider plants, etc...Read more [...]