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LXXVII

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

Fiction

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

Planting

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

Life

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

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