Category : Houseplant Kitsch

Roots for Brains

Roots for Brains

I only have 3 head vases, I don’t go out of my way to collect them, but have inherited these. After reading up on them I found they were used for floral arrangements in the 50’s and 60’s. The one on the right was my mom’s and she remembers that

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Growing A Vertical Garden

Growing A Vertical Garden

I have always admired living walls. I have seen them growing outside on buildings and inside with houseplants, but hadn’t tried growing one of my own. I was doubtful about the way they would grow. Would the plants grow out or up and get long and unshapely. So, I finally

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Not A Moss At All

Not A Moss At All

I bought my first Marimo or what I thought to be a moss ball, a couple of years ago. I purchased it at the pet store when I purchased a fish. I put it into my beta fish tank and it lived happily for a while. I had no idea

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Creative Plant Pots with Urban Jungle Bloggers

Creative Plant Pots with Urban Jungle Bloggers

This month the Urban Jungle Bloggers theme is creative plant pots. I love searching and finding new containers for my plants. Here are some I’ve made and purchased. I belong to a bunco group at church that meets once a month. The host gets to choose the theme and buys

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Houseplant String Art

Houseplant String Art

String art is in. I’ve been wanting to take a class offered at a local business, but it always sells out. I decided to make my own. How hard could it be? Of course, it had to be a houseplant. First, I found a leaf I wanted to use. I

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Urban Jungle Bloggers  Desert Still Life

Urban Jungle Bloggers Desert Still Life

This month the Urban Jungle Bloggers came up with the theme of desert still life. Since I love cactus and succulents, I decided to find some accoutrements of the desert genre and see what I could come up with. I started out simple and kept adding. I bought this little

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A Trip To The Salvation Army

A Trip To The Salvation Army

I have talked about this before, but wanted to visit the subject again. Don’t get me wrong, I love shopping for houseplant pots and accessories at my local independent garden center and hopefully you do as well. Yet, I also love to see what I can find at the local

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