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Tag: Alocasia

Jewel Alocasia Bloom

My Alocasia melo bloomed today. I just love his adorable little polka-dotted winkie.

The Great Living Room Repot

Last Sunday was a rainy day, so it was a perfect time to do some overdue indoor plant repotting.

The Big Jungle Pot: Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers

This pot was a joy to make and I hope it brings good luck to my friend’s new business.

Use Giant Leaves Instead of Flowers in Displays

Sure, fresh cut flowers are a nice way to spruce up a room, but why not use some beautiful leaves instead?

Alocasia odora Seedlings

Last month I posed about planting Alocasia berries. This month: seedlings!

Thailand: The Pharmacy Garden

It was just a humble working garden created for gardeners who clearly loved it, not for tourists.

Planting Alocasia Berries

In the wild, this profoundly sexy act is carried out by bugs. I used a knife.

Go Big and Go Home

Houseplants don’t have to be tiny wimpy things. If you’ve got the space for it, go big!

Updates from Gasmland*

Updates on the Thailand rhizome, Amaryllis seeding, and eBay buying.

Elephant Ear Bloom

The smell is hard to describe. It’s somewhere between a Lilac flower and brand-new plastic.


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