This time of year is my favorite time of year. Plants look good, if they’ve been watered, and the weather … Continue reading Leaves to look at
Back in 2015, when I had quite a forest of Canna musifolia, I collected seeds from the many flowers that … Continue reading Canna musifolia from seeds
My potted plants have finally found a place that they can call home. While being homeless proved to be fatal … Continue reading The homeless garden is now the potted garden
It is now officially summer, and the brugmansias have been placed in their summer homes. ‘Charles Grimaldi’ and ‘Naughty Nick’ … Continue reading Summer Brugmansia
I’ve had cactus as houseplants for less than 5 years, so I don’t claim to be an expert on the … Continue reading It’s almost summer, and the cactus are blooming
It turns out I have bees visiting my cactus. I never expected to get fruit from my cacti, but I … Continue reading Echinopsis grandiflora fruit!
With only 2 weeks of spring left, the garden is finally beginning to look good. Everything has leafed out, flowers … Continue reading Things are growing in the greenhouse
A quickly progressing week calls for a quick post. This photo is of Carnegiea gigantea in the greenhouse. Check out the black … Continue reading Top down Tuesday
I was hoping that I wouldn’t miss out on my Echinopsis grandiflora blooming this year. I guess I never really … Continue reading Memorial Day surprises!
I know this fat little cactus hasn’t completely opened up it’s blooms yet, but it is so close! This time … Continue reading Echinopsis grandiflora is happy
I’ve been waiting not so patiently for the time when my Epiphyllum ‘Fantasie’ would reward me with blooms. When I … Continue reading Epiphyllum ‘Fantasie’… aka Hank
Last fall I spent a bit of time on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. If you’ve ever been there, you … Continue reading What big leaves you have, Medinilla ‘Kinabalu’