How to Water Houseplants

Cats and dogs train their owners to stick to a regular schedule. But plants are on their own timetable. Watering every Wednesday and Sunday, like clockwork, doesn't cut it. Some (most) plants need to dry [...]

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: How-To's|

Houseplant Habitats

I got out of the houseplant habit for a while. Except for the odds and ends and amaryllis bulbs I grew in the greenhouse window over my kitchen sink, my windowsills were bare. For years, [...]

By |January 25th, 2021|Categories: Clues|

Lessons and Breaking Rules

Early winter is time for musing and making notes. For assessing successes and failures in our gardens while they're still semi-fresh in mind. We can change course and leave failures behind - there's always next [...]

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Books, Clues|