T and his new orange tree

We have three kids: a 14 yr old daughter, 12 yr old son, and "T" is our youngest son at five years old. T is the one with a love for plants and trees. He enjoys going to the nurseries with us, loves choosing plants to be his. At the Plant House the other day, he … Continue reading T and his new orange tree

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Learning from succulent enthusiasts

  I wasn't on Instagram too long before I picked up on the fact that a lot of succulent enthusiasts look to Debra Lee Baldwin as an expert in the field. She is the author of numerous books on succulents and succulent gardening. She clearly knows her stuff. So Baldwin's YouTube videos were the first I … Continue reading Learning from succulent enthusiasts

Rescue plants from the swap meet

There were these three sad little plants waterlogged in a non-draining bucket at swap meet. They looked like umbrellas - which I've since learned was their last stretch up, last attempt to stay alive. They were reaching for the light (and trying to jump out of that moldy soil I'm sure). When I got them … Continue reading Rescue plants from the swap meet