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Weekly Photo Challenge- the Unusual World of Air Plants

They are the nonconformists of the plant world.  You will find these epiphytes growing in the top of trees and bushes in tropical/subtropical climates such as the SE USA, Mexico, Central & South America & SE Asia.   53 more words

July 17, 2017: Building a Terrarium, and reimagining my blog.


Two years ago I had plans to start a more structured blog, I (embarrassingly) named it “Dapper Latin@”. At the time I had also begun talking classes at Mills College, life got interesting, and an impromptu hiatus ensued. 463 more words


Photo Challenge: Air Plant Collage

This week’s Daily Post photo challenge is collage.  I was reminded of our trip to the Sarah P. Duke Gardens on the campus of Duke University. 49 more words


How can I tell if my airplant is going to pup?

So you have air plants (Tillandsia), they have flowered and you are anxiously pacing up and down waiting for the patter of little leaves.

How can you tell if you need to prepare for another little plant to care for? 275 more words

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Where do I keep an airplant?

Air plants (Tillandsia) need light, water and food in the same way that other plants do. So where do you put your new air plant so that it looks good, and thrives? 433 more words

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Plant Nook Goodness

I’ve tried filling this window sill in our kitchen with fresh mint and lavender pots and ended up killing both plants, so now we’ve transitioned to succulents and air plants! 83 more words


How do I water an airplant?

An air plant needs water, food and light like other plants do. Because it doesn’t root in the soil and lives off the ground, many people think it doesn’t need watering and lives… 362 more words

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