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!
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
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
This month for Urban Jungle Bloggers we were asked to take a plant selfie. This isn’t exactly a “selfie” but was taken by my good friend Brenda Haas. I do NOT like my picture taken, but she has really helped me get better about smiling for the camera. Thanks Bren! It
I’m running a little behind this summer, but wanted to still join in on the Urban Jungle Bloggers monthly challenge. This month’s theme was 1 plant-3 stylings. I don’t know how great I am at “styling”, but here is my take on that theme. I decided to use my Fittonia ‘Mini Red’
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
Plants and glass. In the simplest context, houseplants need glass to have access to their food. The sun comes through windows and gives them life and even if they are grown under lights, glass bulbs are used. But, this month for Urban Jungle Bloggers, we are talking about plants and
When the Urban Jungle Bloggers revealed this month’s subject was botanical zoom, I started going through my pictures. I have many up-close pictures of my plants, but I was especially drawn to the “hairy” plants. They are so interesting. How do plants grow “hair”? I have no idea. I