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Fatsia Japonica

Fatsia Japonica : glossy-leaf paper plant : I called it the hand plant for a long time.

Native to Southern Japan, Southern Korea, and Taiwan. This hearty evergreen shrub produces white umbels in late autumn and little fruits in spring. 51 more words


Wordless Wednesday: African Violet

Almost wordless: My African Violet thrives despite my neglect (or maybe because of my neglect). My secret to houseplant survival is never overwater them.

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Plant Abuse - Case #2 Succulents Tortured with Glitter

Every year, right before Christmas, I start to see what type of torture some marketing firms have dreamed up to torture plants. This year seems to be following a glitter / bling theme. 184 more words


Monday Memories 11-20-2017

How to Care for Your Thanksgiving / Christmas Cactus

The Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) and Christmas cactus  (Schlumbergera bridgesii) are popular winter-flowering houseplants native to South America and come in many colors: red, rose, purple, cream, white, peach and orange. 492 more words


Book review: House Plants by Lisa Eldred Steinkopf.

House Plants: The Complete Guide to Choosing, Growing and Caring for Indoor Plants

By Lisa Eldred Steinkopf (Cool Springs Press, 2017)

Throwing millennials and houseplants together seems to be a… 347 more words