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While watering seemed useful, it seems non-consensual coitus was not what the African peach tree needed to survive.


Diaper tricks for houseplants

I came across this funny video about making water absorbing soil from nappies.  Some thoughts-

1. You don’t need to do this for outdoor plants, only house plants, unlike what the video says.   141 more words


Today's Marvel, Sunday January 18, 2015

There are times when I feel so glued to the screen. When both of “my devices” are busy notifying, flashing messages and asking for my attention, it begins to feel like I can’t get enough.   163 more words

Houseplants, Part Two: The Common Ones

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful New Year! It’s a new year, and a new perspective on life! I am happy to say that I have already checked a few things off my list that I told myself I was going to do this year. 766 more words

Banishing Fruit Flies

By Nick Shamhart

Fruit Flies (Drosophila of the family Drosophilidae): are obnoxious little pests, aren’t they? Hitchhiking into your home on fruit from the market, tucked into the soil of your indoor/outdoor plants when you bring them in for the winter, or any other random interaction of decaying plant matter. 415 more words

Gardening Tips

Oliver Gets Soaked!

NaBloPoMo DAY 18:

Oliver Twist hates taking baths, but he loves getting soaked.  Let me explain.

Put him in a tub, as I do every so often, and he hates it. 253 more words


Photo of the Day - Water

My photo of the day – I found a gardner watering plants at an apartment building in the Dupont Circle area of Washington, D.C.

It was my intention for photograph the fountains of the circle. 68 more words