Category Archives: Plants

Orchids

I guess my plan to put all the orchids outside last summer was worth it. As it turns out, I hardly had to water them as they seemed to get most of their moisture from the air. They were no … Continue reading

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Transitioning plants

I decided that this year I was going to get intelligent about how I move my plants outside. I have many plants that I take care of and some of them are decidedly of the outdoor nature: hibiscus, lemon geranium … Continue reading

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Day Four of Forcing Forsythia

As with so many things in our lives for some of us, the background information of how and when things happen is quite interesting. I am fascinated about how many things work and I am sure that I am not … Continue reading

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On Forcing Forsythia

For many years of my life, I have had immediate access to forsythia branches. Years ago, my mother-in-law, a decidedly unusually green-thumbed gardener, gave me a branch or two of it. I now have a very large bush in my … Continue reading

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Floral Issues

I have had some crazy plant issues during the last few days, some of them a long time coming. I have had Sharry Baby blooming, which helped a whole lot and then not only did I have a first sprig … Continue reading

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