Category : Miniature gardens

Plant Homes Made in Detroit

Plant Homes Made in Detroit

Yesterday, I went to the grand opening of Post in Detroit. A former post office built in 1940, Post is full of hand crafted gifts including jewelry, soap, cards, frames, and of course, terrariums. The space is also home to four art studios. I not only wanted to see the new

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Miniature Trees

Miniature Trees

Last Saturday I attended the Four Seasons Bonsai Club of Michigan’s annual show. I greatly admire bonsai and have a couple small ones. They sure don’t look ANYTHING like the ones I saw on Saturday, but I am determined to try harder from here on! Look at these beautiful trees. Of course,

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Making Babies (Plant Babies, That Is)

Making Babies (Plant Babies, That Is)

I visited a garden last weekend and was amazed to see a huge Mother Fern (Asplenium bulbiferum) in a bonsai pot. But even more amazing than that, if you’ve never seen this fern, is its ability to make babies on its leaves. The mother fern is in the same genus

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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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Fairy Gardenpalooza

Fairy Gardenpalooza

Last Sunday, I decided to go to The Flower Market in Dundee, Michigan to attend their Fairy Garden Festival. I was blown away by the amount of people there. This small bonsai nursery/florist is in a rural area in the middle of nowhere. The traffic stopped about 1/2 mile from the nursery

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Gnome Garden

Gnome Garden

If you’ve been following me, you know I love gnomes. I was in a garden center last week and couldn’t resist buying some miniature houseplants. I thought they would be perfect to use to make a garden with one of my gnomes. These plants are from Faery Plant Kingdom. I have

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My Planty Table #UrbanJungleBloggers

My Planty Table #UrbanJungleBloggers

I don’t like to cook. I’d rather be working with my plants. Or reading a book. Or gardening. Or anything. You get the picture. So to say my dining room table gets used maybe 2-3 times a year is stretching the truth a bit. I usually use the table for

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