Category : orchids

Growing Moth Orchids-Phalaenopsis

Growing Moth Orchids-Phalaenopsis

How many of you received or bought a Phalaenopsis or moth orchid for the holidays? I was gifted one and may have found some on sale and bought a few more. The flowers last for months. How could one resist? Besides, poinsettias aren’t the only flowers that can be used

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Gardening On The Wall: A Continuing Trend

Gardening On The Wall: A Continuing Trend

I saw many things at the Tropical Plant Industry Exibition (TPIE) but a recurring theme was the vertical wall displays. This certainly isn’t a fad that is going away anytime soon. It is an amazingly beautiful way to have plants in your home, even if you are short on floor

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Vizcaya – Florida Adventure Part 1

Vizcaya – Florida Adventure Part 1

This past week I was so lucky to be able to attend the Tropical Plant Industry Exibition in Florida. I’ve been wanting to attend for years and this was the year! Thanks to the Florida Nursery, Garden, and Landscape Association for inviting the Garden Writers Association members to join them

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Kitchen Greens #UrbanJungleBloggers

Kitchen Greens #UrbanJungleBloggers

I have decided to join a group of bloggers called the Urban Jungle Bloggers. Once a month, they gives us a topic to write about and this month kitchen greens is the topic. The founders of this group are Judith (Joelix.com) and Igor (happyinteriorblog.com).     One place in my

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Houseplant Appreciation Day

Houseplant Appreciation Day

Today is Houseplant Appreciation Day, which of course is every day for me. There isn’t a day that goes by in my house that one or many houseplants aren’t being taken care of. The sheer number of them makes this necessary. The thing is, I love it! Houseplants are proven

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A House Full of Flowers

A House Full of Flowers

This week I have been involved with a project called Flower House Detroit. What is that, you ask. Flower House is the brain child of Lisa Waud, owner of Pot and Box florist. She was inspired by the Christian Dior director, Belgian designer Raf Simons, who made his design debut

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Living Wall at Planterra Conservatory

Living Wall at Planterra Conservatory

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

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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!