Category : begonias

Plant CRAZY Weekend!

Plant CRAZY Weekend!

Houseplants are back in style. I don’t think anyone disputes that. But the crowds I witnessed at two plant sales this past weekend make me believe that people are ABSOLUTELY OBSESSED with houseplants and I find it refreshing that I’m not the only one! (I showed the pictures to my

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New Houseplants at Cultivate ’16

New Houseplants at Cultivate ’16

Yesterday, I attended a horticulture industry trade show called Cutlivate ’16 in Columbus, Ohio. I’m always looking for houseplants, of course, and I wanted to show you the ones I found. First I stopped at the HGTV Home booth to talk to a friend and was happy to see a

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Up Close and Hairy #UrbanJungleBloggers

Up Close and Hairy #UrbanJungleBloggers

  When the Urban Jungle Bloggers revealed this month’s subject was botanical zoom, I started going through my pictures. I have many up-close pictures of my plants, but I was especially drawn to the “hairy” plants. They are so interesting. How do plants grow “hair”? I have no idea. I

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Living Wall at Planterra Conservatory

Living Wall at Planterra Conservatory

If you haven’t been to Planterra Conservatory in West Bloomfield, Michigan,  you need to visit. This conservatory is amazing and full of gorgeous plants. The conservatory is used not only as a house for plants, but as a beautiful venue to have a special event, meeting, or  wedding. When you

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Houseplant Shopping

Houseplant Shopping

I spent today doing my favorite thing:  re-potting houseplants. I have been to a couple of greenhouses in the last few weeks and picked up some new houseplants. One of my favorite places is Baker’s Acres Greenhouse in Alexandria, Ohio. I went to Columbus last weekend to visit my nephew

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