At my last African violet club meeting, part of the program included splitting and sharing a plant that was given to the club. A man contacted a club member wondering if we wanted his recently passed wife’s African violets. Of course, they said yes. I have never seen African violets
If you know me, you know that green is my favorite color. My nails are green, my purse is green, my clothes are green, my vehicle is green…… So I thought today, I would post some green flowers and pics. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How about the colors on these
I am obsessed with air plants or tillandsias. They are hanging in the windows, (yes that is plural), growing under lights, in terrariums on the walls, and more. Of course, if you regularly read this blog, you know I’m obsessed with all houseplants. But today, lets talk about these easy
Last night I went to my monthly African violet club meeting. Every month we discuss different topics, not only African violets, but other members of the family as well. I took pictures of many of the host’s beautiful plants and some that were brought by members for “show and tell”.
For a couple of years now I have attended the Southeast Michigan Bromeliad Society show and sale at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. The color and diversity of these plants is not to be believed! I love them all, but am always drawn to the neoregelias [(knee-o-ra-geel-ee-as) my attempt at helping you
A fitting flower for this Halloween weekend is the black bat flower or Tacca chantrieri. This plant hails from parts of Asia and is a real show stopper when it is in bloom. The “wings” are actually the bracts of the flower, not the actual flower. The flower can be
My daughter received a Phalaenopsis orchid as a gift about a month ago. I don’t have pics of it then, but believe me when I say it was gorgeous! It was covered with white blossoms. When I arrived today, all the flowers were gone, the stem was yellow and I
A couple of weeks ago, I talked about making a gnome garden, and talked a little about the miniature plants I used. I want to talk some more about the tiny houseplants I used. I have been on a lot of garden walks this summer and in almost every garden, there