Category : Foliage Houseplants

Stag Horns on the Wall

Stag Horns on the Wall

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

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The Bohemian Lifestyle

The Bohemian Lifestyle

    I recently finished reading a book called The New Bohemians- Cool and Collected Homes, by Justina Blakeney and I loved it! I think I may have a little of the Bohemian style in me. First, what is a “Bohemian”? I looked it up in the dictionary and according

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Bring It In?

Bring It In?

My friends and I took a day off and had lunch and window shopped in a small town near us. I hadn’t walked too far when I saw these tropical/house plants used in a planter on the street corner. I love it! It seems this concept of using tropical plants

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Houseplants at Cultivate ’15

Houseplants at Cultivate ’15

  Cultivate is a green industry trade show in Columbus, OH, held annually in July. This is where all the new plants coming out in the trade are showcased. It is mostly annuals, perennials, and shrubs, but there are also some houseplants mixed in. I, of course, am on the

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Red, White, and Blue

Red, White, and Blue

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!

Lesson Learned

Lesson Learned

Last weekend my husband and I went up North in Michigan for a quick weekend getaway. We stopped by Plant Master’s of Sutton’s Bay, a small town near Traverse City. I had to stop….the sign said Houseplants! And boy, do they have houseplants! There were a couple I had never

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Hospital Houseplants

Hospital Houseplants

I had an appointment today at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. I had never been there for an appointment before and entered 3 elevators before I found the right one, turned the wrong way a couple of times, but eventually found the right floor. I was annoyed and a little

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Is There One In Your Parlour?

Is There One In Your Parlour?

I guess it’s called the parlour (English) or parlor palm because people kept it in their parlours. I have a formal living room, but most new homes don’t even have those anymore. Today it would be called the “great room” palm.  In Victorian times the parlour (I like the English

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