The Boston Fern is a wonderfully easy houseplant to care for. Keep the soil moist (and don’t let it freeze or boil), and you’ll have a happy plant for a long time to come. Read here to find out more care tips!
Back with another Six on Saturday post! In for this week, we’ve got plants getting ready for Spring – Polka Dots flowering, Sunflower seedlings, Grape cuttings, and Garden Plans.
Scotch Moss isn’t actually moss – it’s an evergreen perennial shrub that grows low to the ground. It’s also perfect for a desktop pet plant!
The Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) is a fast-growing, self-seeding, pruning-loving houseplant of many colors. You know them when you see them! Check here for a detailed guide on taking care of them.
It’s time for another Six on Saturday mixup-mashup of news in the garden and outside! On the plant today are a handful of blueberries, some new tomatoes, paperwhites, a hike in search of snow, and a leaf shaped like a heart. I hope you’ve all had a great week!
Have you ever come across a plant in the wild that you couldn’t identify? An app called iNaturalist may be the easiest way to put a name to a leaf. Join me in a walkthrough of making an observation as I try to identify a strange plant on the coast.
The money tree (Pachira aquatica) is a pretty easy houseplant. As long as there’s no drafts and the watering schedule stays constant, it’s a happy tower of green. Find out how to care for one!
A Six on Saturday post for February 6th, 2021. This week saw some Corkscrew Rush and Polka Dot Plants get transplanted, the Christmas Tree is alive (still), and some new sprouts in the garden.
A look back at what’s happened in January, both in the wider environment and in my own garden. Most notably – the LA smog is back, my garden has new LED grow lights, and South Coast Botanic Garden’s GLOW event is over.
You’ve probably seen large, happy chrysanthemum flowers while walking about outdoors. If you’ve been wanting to grow some at home, check out this post to see how they thrive and what you need to do to keep them blooming.