Monthly Archives: December 2020

It’s that time of year where everyone is looking ahead to the New Year, and considering what kind of a year 2020 was there seems to be even more looking ahead and hope that 2021 will be different. Which of course got me doing some reflecting of my own, but instead of looking back on […]

Finding perfect stocking stuffers is one of the challenges of the holiday season. I’m always looking for something fabulous that also happens to be small enough to fit into an abnormally large sock. Seeds are the perfect solution. Great for both the seasoned gardener but also for that special someone who might be thinking about […]

In my personal opinion orchids are the pinnacle of chic in houseplants. The moth orchid or phalaenopsis (pronounced “fallon-OP-sis”), is hands down the most popular. With massive, arching sprays of delicate flowers that last for two to three months, they are classic, elegant and graceful. If you were ever considering a foray into growing orchids […]

At this time of year, when gardens around seem to be entering the deep sleep of winter, it’s wonderful to see spring-flowering bulbs bursting to life on a table in our homes or on a windowsill overlooking a winter landscape. Paperwhites are narcissus bulbs that do not require a chilling period like most of the […]