Zebra Plant is well named. I was immediately attracted to its very showy foliage. It is part of the Acanthaceae family and is usually grown indoors. I read that it is a temperamental plant, but I am willing to take on the challenge. Continue reading
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A Visit to Niguel Botanical Preserve
Niguel Botanical Preserve is only nine miles from our house, but we had never heard of it until two weeks ago. Last Saturday we took a scooter ride to have a look. Continue reading
String of Pearls Senecio rowleyanus, Update
Time for a String of Pearls update. I bought this plant, Senecio rowleyanus, at our local Green Thumb Nursery back in March of 2019, and wrote a post about it. I included simple care instructions as well. See here.
While searching the internet to see if I could learn anything new about growing String of Pearls, I found an interesting garden site that you may find helpful. It is called Gardening Know How. You might want to take a look. There is a lot of very interesting information found there, including the fact that string of pearls makes a very good house plant, which was nice to know because I was wondering if my plant was getting enough light.
Philodendron Birkin A beautiful House Plant
Philodendron Birkin is a great house plant. It is slow growing and perfect for a desk or table-top. It also grows well under LED or fluorescent lights. It’s a fairly new variety in the Philodendron family and is becoming quite trendy. Continue reading
Cotyledon orbiculata, also known as Silver Pig’s Ear is a succulent shrub. In Australia, although originally from South Africa, it is known as Don’s Delight. Continue reading