Houseplant Or Wild Jungle Native?

Before we get to this week’s mystery plant, raise your hand if you like houseplants. I’ve got both hands raised. Have you ever wondered if you hollered at your plants instead of talking to them, would they grow troubled and insecure? If you sing a happy tune will they be well-adjusted and optimistic? Do you…
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Does Talking To Plants Help?

Do I talk to my plants? Of course. If by talking you mean communicating with them to understand what they need and want. Kind of like communicating with a pet when you know perfectly well they won’t answer back in English. Before I reveal whether I holler at plants or just croon softly, do you…
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The Adventures Of My Homegrown Poinsettia

I’ve never been accused of being a wild and crazy guy, but where plants are concerned I throw caution to the wind. Much literature says it’s too difficult to coax poinsettias to rebloom, so I set out a year ago to prove the naysayers wrong. After Christmas last year, I kept our poinsettia growing in…
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