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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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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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Cactus or Succulent?

Cactus or Succulent?

Did you know all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti? It’s true. But first, let’s discuss what a succulent is. A succulent is a plant that is full of water. Because it conserves water in its tissue it is able to survive drought in its natural habitat.

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Cactus and Succulent Sabotage

Cactus and Succulent Sabotage

Everytime I see succulents like these, I cringe. They are an abomination in the houseplant world.      Why do we need to paint living, photosynthesizing things?!     And, Kosmic Kactus?! Really?! Hey, plant company- these are succulents- NOT cactus!   Attractive bicolor effect….? Waterproof, non-toxic paint. Non-toxic to whom?! Not

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