If you haven't gathered yet, I am really a fanatic about plants and gardens. I have loved them since the first time my Dad showed be a Burpee's catalog. In first grade, my parent's bought me a definitely not-my-reading-level book on butterfly gardens, so I could design by first garden. In my Easter basket, my [...]
When I moved to Newport, Rhode Island, I didn't expect for my backyard to have enough bamboo to feed a family of pandas. I thought of bamboo really as something that only grows where pandas live i.e. not Rhode Island. But as it turns out bamboo does grow in Newport, and my backyard does, in [...]
I love houseplants. I love the color pink. And, when you put the two together, I'm sold. So of course, I have a small collection and a wish list (looking at you Pink Princess). Here are six houseplants with stunning pink leaves. Variegated Rubber Tree Variegate Rubber Tree has patches of pink in it's leaves. [...]
If you're trying to figure out what type of calathea you have, here are five common varieties to get you started.
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, my best friend had front row tickets to a Florence and the Machine concert, and I said you know what would be cool if you wore a real flower crown. And she said you know what would be better if I gave Florence Welch a [...]