Ideas for fun plant projects.
The Sea Squill grows in sand and crevices in beachy areas. When I bought it, the salesman said, “plant it, water it, and then never water it again.’ Sounds like the perfect crown jewel to my new two-tier low-water triangle extravaganza.
After a week or so, there was a fine orange dust at the bottom of the paper cone. In that teaspoon of dust were hundreds of thousands of seeds.
Trying my hand at growing one of nature’s most unusual plants, the Titan Arum.
How to harvest, prepare, and plant Arum seeds, even though you shouldn’t.
All orchid sex is a ménage à trois that involves strap-ons.
After over a month with no action, I was starting to doubt their viability. Then last week, seedlings!
Fittonia is a great plant for a small container because it’s got fascinatingly intricate leaves, it likes humidity, and it’s a slow grower.
By mounting the plant on wood with moss, I’m mimicking her natural environment.
Lithops are South African plants that evolved to look like stones in order to avoid getting eaten by hungry herbivores.
“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.