I have to say, I am fascinated by epiphytes. It is so amazing to me that plants can grow without soil. I’ve always loved the stag horn ferns (Platycerium), but was truly taken by the oakleaf fern (Drynaria quercifolia). I’ve seen them in two conservatories, but the following pictures are
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
I have found myself with 4 small stag horn ferns (Platycerium bifurcatum) left over from my old job. I’ve been wanting to mount them on wood for the walls in the sun room and decided today was the day. I found this piece of driftwood on the Lake Michigan shoreline
On this holiday weekend, I thought I would share some red, white, and blue houseplants with you. Have a great weekend and Happy Fourth of July! Happy 4th of July!
Staghorn fern with the spores visible Every Thanksgiving, we make the trek up North to mid Michigan to Mom’s house for the holiday. This is, of course, during hunting season. Why does that matter, you ask? Well, its not bad getting there, but quite often on the way home, it
This week is National Indoor Plant Week. This is every week for me. I love houseplants and have a jungle in my house, so I’m involved with them every day. I enjoy talking to people about houseplants and I think everyone should have a few in their home. I sent
Caterpillar fern -Polypodium formosanum Ferns are such an interesting group of plants. I especially love the ferns with “feet” and the bird’s nest ferns. I use a lot of birds and nests in my decorating and so having a plant that looks like a nest with eggs is one I