I have been a little obsessed with succulents lately. Unlike the others plants that I have attempted to cultivate over the years, my succulents do not die (as often) – or should I say, I do not kill them. They are beautiful and nearly indestructible. A succulent is any plant with thick, fleshy (succulent) water [...]
I am running out of room in my back patio garden – it’s getting a little crowded back there. The logical thing would be to stop buying plants, but I am not a logical person – well I have my own brand of logic. I decided to go vertical. I have a lot of unused [...]
I wanted to add some color to my patio garden so I went to my favorite nursery to pick up some inexpensive foliage. The Alcea Rosea Chaters Double Yellow immediately caught my eyes. I hope that I can keep this plant alive – at least until the end of summer. They are inexpensive, so if [...]
I call this clay pot my lucky clay pot. This is the 3rd plant that has flourished in this clay pot. Once this plant out grows the ‘face pot’ I think I am going to try my luck with a Donkey’s Tail Cactus. I do not know the name of the plant – Do you?
Gardening is one of my passions, but when you live in a light deprived townhouse (like I do), gardening can become challenging. Initially, I had several tiny planters crammed into the only corner of the house that gets natural light, but then it got a bit over crowded and I had rethink my gardening strategy. [...]
-With elements form nature. If you have visited the alm Project blog in the past, you will no doubt notice that I like working with silk ribbons. I like that they add texture to a project, I like that they are 3 dimensional and I like that they give instant gratification – after all, you [...]