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Heck yeah, houseplants!

Hip hip hooray for houseplants!  I had to get some greenery in my life.  I’ve never, to my recent knowledge, owned any houseplants.  I can barely take care of my kids and my pets so adding plants to the scenario never really sound like a great idea.   226 more words


The Meyer Lemon as Houseplant

By Christa Watters, Certified Master Gardener

Last fall I harvested five beautiful Meyer lemons from a potted dwarf lemon tree I had received as a Christmas present in 2015. 605 more words

Public Education

Houseplants with Attitude

Orchid Reveals Ruthless Gardener’s Approach

By Michael Leach

This house is the Bates Motel for potted plants. I’ll grant you that my human keeper waters me more or less regularly, gives a dash of granular organic fertilizer at appropriate intervals, lets me spend months outside, and trims off faded flowers and the occasional yellowing leaf. 795 more words

Special Topic

One very sad plant

This is not what you imagine will happen when you merrily buy that supple, attractive, leafy house plant whilst casually perusing Homebase. This is total and utter failure. 97 more words

Bittersweet Balcony

by Hilaire

Dimitra paused halfway up the stairs, heaving a few breaths into her lungs. The lift had been out of order for two years; five apartments in the block and between them they couldn’t afford to get it repaired. 531 more words

Flash Fiction

3 Best Varieties Palm House Plants

Of those thousands plants could bring indoor, palms are the most favorite. In the ground most of palm trees grow as a monster thriving into a big tree as a common view in the parking lots, house yards and road fences. 598 more words

Best Palm Indoor

White Powdery fungus on your plants? Simple home remedy....

Hi, It’s Porch Time!

Another Hot Day here in Western MA. The weather man promised a cool down by this afternoon but he was wrong! It’s a Humid 88 degrees! 177 more words