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Plantgasm - I love plants too much. By Derek Powazek.

Month: December 2011

Mighty Aphrodite

The last Amaryllis to bloom. It was worth the wait.

The Patented Plantgasm Perlite Propagation Process

How to propagate plants from cuttings using Perlite and patience.

A Big Red Boom

A five-day timelapse of a deep red Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) bloom.

Vacation Tips for Houseplants

How to make sure your plants will still be healthy and happy when you get home from vacation.

First Titan Spike

The first Titan Arum seed has broken ground.

Exotic Star Bloom

After a couple weeks of working on the flower spike, this Amaryllis (Hippeastrum “Exotic Star”) opened up its first bloom in just two days.

It’s Still Slipper Season

One of my favorite Paphiopedilum flowers ever.

Pothos Whirring

I’ve had this Pothos (aka Epipremnum aureum “Marble Queen”) so long, I don’t remember where I got it.


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