Category : Tillandsias

Plant CRAZY Weekend!

Plant CRAZY Weekend!

Houseplants are back in style. I don’t think anyone disputes that. But the crowds I witnessed at two plant sales this past weekend make me believe that people are ABSOLUTELY OBSESSED with houseplants and I find it refreshing that I’m not the only one! (I showed the pictures to my

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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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Tillandsia Offsets

Tillandsia Offsets

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

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Plants and Light

Plants and Light

This last month of the year, Urban Jungle Bloggers decided to shine light on our plants. I decided to go with a holiday theme. Every year I hang living ornaments on my tree and quite often give a few away. I am The Houseplant Guru after all. Houseplants are the best gifts!

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Choosing an Office Plant

Choosing an Office Plant

A few things happened that inspired me to write this post. The first occurred when I shared a post on my Facebook page and someone commented about the fact that most of the pictures of plants in interiors today are staged. They also pointed out that most of the plants

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A Plant Society Sale

A Plant Society Sale

The best part of attending a plant society show and sale is the unusual plants that can be found. There may be plenty of not-so-unusual plants, but there are always the plants you won’t find anywhere else. Plant society members are collectors and have propagated their plants for the sale.

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In The Beginning

In The Beginning

Have you ever wondered where your houseplants come from? Are they grown from seed? Are they grown from tissue culture?  Are they grown from cuttings? Yes, yes, and yes. They are from all those things. As I was walking through Cultivate ’16 (a trade show in Columbus, OH) last week, I

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