Friday, March 1, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
...with a leaf wash, either by hand with a soft cloth or in the sink or shower after covering the exposed soil with an old plastic bag. Clean leaves are more efficient at taking in sunshine---and they look nicer too. At the end of the month start fertilizing house plants again. Regular, but very weak solutions are better for plants than occasional heavy fertilizations.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
...is a perfect time to give a friend (special friend?) a house plant. Cyclamens, orchids and cacti make great Valentine’s Day gifts that outlast cut flowers and are not demanding of a great deal of care. Nursery gift certificates may be an even better choice for a dedicated outdoor gardener.