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January 31, 2019

I've been struggling to write this week even though the topic at hand is obvious: how the garden is doing after a foot of snow and the extreme cold of the polar vortex. So I've decided to give myself a break and push it off until next week. Don't worry, the effects of...

January 24, 2019

In researching this post, I did the same as a presume my readers would: I googled "how to repot houseplants." But then I read through pages and pages of results. I was delighted that the most sensible advice had risen to the top of the list, from HGTV. What I liked mos...

January 17, 2019

Beyond anything else, the most frequently asked houseplant questions are about watering. This is why the first question I addressed in my Garden Center FAQ post had to do with watering. In that post, I answered how often to water houseplants, but I did not specifi...

January 10, 2019

I'm going to continue Houseplant Month with a contrarian statement. Think about it: there's no such thing as a houseplant. No plant evolved to grow inside of a building, contained within a manufactured pot filled with manufactured "potting soil." Most of what we call "...

January 3, 2019

Happy Houseplant Month (yes, I totally made that up). Today, I will be sharing my personal collection of houseplants. In upcoming January posts, I will recommend houseplants for beginners, discuss how to water houseplants, and how to repot houseplants. 

Since I like to...

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September 12, 2019

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