I have more monster plants in store. After a few weeks of waiting, some Lobelia tupa seeds have begun to … Continue reading Seedlings, seedlings and more seedlings…
On June 1st, just a few days ago, I scarified and soaked 12 banana canna seeds from my forest way … Continue reading Beginning again with cannas
As is tradition in my garden, seeds have been sown early. Much too early, if you ask some people. For … Continue reading Some seeds for 2017
I don’t know about you, but I’ve found a lot of plants here in New Zealand that I really like. … Continue reading Bringing kiwis home
It’s time for an update on the seeds that I’m attempting this spring. I have a few repeats from previous … Continue reading What’s in store for 2015?
I just wanted to shamelessly promote my seed germinating prowess (right…) for today’s post. Before I do that, though, I … Continue reading It’s seed time! And time for a new plant…
Whatever you choose to call it, this tree is a winner. My particular source calls this tree Crescentia alata, the … Continue reading The Gourd Tree (Crescentia alata, Crescentia cujete, Calabash Tree, etc)
This is a first for me. I managed to be present for one of my cactus-like plants’ bloom. I didn’t … Continue reading Euphorbia blooms, and other news.
I planted a few seeds of Melianthus major yesterday. I received them from a large nursery from across the country, … Continue reading Melianthus major (Honey Bush or Peanut Butter Bush)
I wanted to share some insight with you. As you find yourself starting to plant seeds for the first time, … Continue reading Always label your seeds…
After the big snowfall we’ve had here in Vancouver, it almost seems like we’ve had a true winter. Not winter … Continue reading Brace yourselves… w̶i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶ SPRING is coming