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Tabula Rasa - or an Instantaneous 'Forgettance' of a Dying Relation.

The morbid part, the one that I thought was OK, but clearly wasn’t, was that my name was surprisingly soon forgotten. We both thought we’d made an impact on the community. 1,120 more words

Water worries for houseplants

Question: I use tap water to water all my houseplants, but I’ve heard that’s not always a good idea. What difference does it make?

Most people don’t think about the water they use to water houseplants —  just turn on the tap and fill the watering can. 266 more words

Houseplants

CHRISTMAS CACTUS

Schlumbergera bridgessii,  Crab Cactus, Christmas Cactus, Easter Cactus, or Thanksgiving Cactus whatever you call it will (probably) have to do with when it blooms.  They are ALL Schlumbergera bridgessii which is MUCH too hard to pronounce, to say nothing about spelling!  542 more words

Gardening

Dragonfly !!!!

While watering plants, I found the dragonfly. It’s really bold and gave me the opportunity to take snaps. I’m so impressed by the way that dragonfly rotated his head 8-) . 13 more words

Photography

DROUGHT TOLERANCE

What requirements does a plant have to have in order to be considered “drought tolerant”?

It’s interesting because sometimes you can tell a drought tolerant plant by just looking at it.  471 more words

Gardening

IT'S ABOUT GERANIUMS...

Most of us are familiar with the geranium, which is formally named “Pelargonium”.   These geraniums are considered a hardy perennial, biennial or sometimes an annual, medicinal herb.  297 more words

Gardening

RAISED BED GARDENING

We are very lucky here at Horizon House.  We have 37 raised beds for our residents to garden.  There are other gardening beds around the facility that are cared for by our Garden Committee, including in Supported Living, where residents that are wheelchair bound, or hindered by dementia,  can go to relax and enjoy the benefits of a garden.  269 more words

Gardening