February has been a busy month in the balcony garden. Cress has grown even faster than the Paperwhites. Tomato seedlings put on mass at the same time as Sunflowers. And the Billy Balls never disappoint. Check out the Garden Updates here!
Tag: Balcony Garden
The Bloodleaf (Iresine) is also known as a Chicken Gizzard, which should say a lot. It's a bright red and purple bundle of joy that loves heat and humidity. Find out how to care for one!
The Boston Fern is a wonderfully easy houseplant to care for. Keep the soil moist (and don't let it freeze or boil), and you'll have a happy plant for a long time to come. Read here to find out more care tips!
Polka Dot Plant
The Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) is a fast-growing, self-seeding, pruning-loving houseplant of many colors. You know them when you see them! Check here for a detailed guide on taking care of them.
Six on Saturday – 13 Feb, 2021
It's time for another Six on Saturday mixup-mashup of news in the garden and outside! On the plant today are a handful of blueberries, some new tomatoes, paperwhites, a hike in search of snow, and a leaf shaped like a heart. I hope you've all had a great week!
Six on Saturday – 6 Feb, 2021
A Six on Saturday post for February 6th, 2021. This week saw some Corkscrew Rush and Polka Dot Plants get transplanted, the Christmas Tree is alive (still), and some new sprouts in the garden.
Roundup – January’s End
A look back at what's happened in January, both in the wider environment and in my own garden. Most notably - the LA smog is back, my garden has new LED grow lights, and South Coast Botanic Garden's GLOW event is over.
How to Grow Thyme
How to grow and care for thyme. There are many species of thyme, and growing them is incredibly easy. Learn all about the plant here!
Six on Saturday – 23 Jan, 2021
My first Six on Saturday post! Featuring philodendrons, Billy Balls, Daffodils, and the inevitable LA smog.
The Whole Dang Year
Looking back at the whole year - the lockdowns have had some changes. More plants at home, and definitely going outdoors more often to get some fresh air!