You know how there are birthstones? Gems for each month that are kind of like horoscopes or something in that they supposedly reflect the qualities or characteristics of the people born that month? Well, there are birth month flowers too, it turns out. Continue reading
I thought I’d give you a bit of an update on my bucket garden and how it is doing this summer compared to this time last year.
Chances are you or someone you know (your grandma, maybe?) owns or has owned an African violet. They’re the standbys and workhorses of every garden center – and perhaps the most well-known of all the houseplants. But, they’re lovely, so it’s a well-earned place. And there are so many varieties and hybrids available that you could amass quite a collection of them – and then join the African Violet Society of America (or a local chapter) so you can show them off and collect more! Continue reading
Remember how “fall is a second spring“? Well, it turns out that fall is a good time to start thinking about spring, too.
As someone who claims to love plants as much as I do, it might be surprising to know that I didn’t really think about my wedding flowers until a couple weeks before the big day. Continue reading