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“Pizza is like the entire food pyramid!”

What a surprise! Today is dank: cloudy and damp. Rain is expected, heavy at times. I’m glad to stay inside dry and warm.

It is my fault. 407 more words

Musings

A TRIP TO THE NURSERY, AND PLANTING!

Last week the Garden Committee here at Horizon House had a “field trip” to Swanson’s Nursery to fulfill our GEM Grant.  The gardeners were awarded a bit of “flower candy” as I call it, for the inconvenience they suffered during the renovations to our West Wing.   109 more words

Gardening

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