I am torn. My favorite gardens are the ones that contain flowers, shrubs, fruits and vegetables of all kinds, mixed and matched together with absolutely no grass at all. In fact, I tend to really relate to the “food, not lawns” campaign. However, I do like to have a little bit of lawn to run […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My new African Violet home is working out well, but already getting full! I’m not sure how much longer one table is going to be enough. We’re moving in a few weeks so maybe there will be enough room for a second table. 😉 The miniature (my last variegated violet) is finally putting on blossoms […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Earlier this month I brought home an ugly old table from work that was just going to get junked. Thought it would make the perfect African Violet home, since my smaller makeshift growing surface was becoming crowded. It works most excellently and offers some room to grow: On March 1, a day or so later, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I actually had some time this weekend to snap some shots of my plants… something I hadn’t done in a number of years. It’s interesting to compare some between now and earlier. And amazing how long I’ve had some of these plants! Above you will see two photos of a ficus tree… it is the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve been growing African Violets since, well… the turn of the century! 😉 And I can confidently say that if you’re capable of watering a potted plant once per week, you might be surprised that you can grow these lovely little beauties. They’re generally easy to grow and reward your attention with many colorful blossoms. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.