The Houseplant Guru Blog
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The Belle Isle Conservatory’s name was changed in 1955 to the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory because of a generous donation of plants.
There are houseplants in our homes that in nature become enormous plants. You might be surprised or you might not….
Have you ever smelled a voodoo lily? It is not pleasant and actually downright awful! But, its pollinators love it.
My night-blooming cactus or Queen of the Night bloomed this week. It was so gorgeous and is easy to grow. Learn more about it here.
Do you notice how beautiful unfurling leaves are in the spring? I visit conservatories often (pre-covid) and here are some unfurling leaves.
Have you ever seen a fern that crawls across the container with fuzzy “feet”? They truly look like creepy, crawly worms covering the soil.
If you have plants in your home or office, did you know taking care of them can be therapy for you? It can make you happy and productive.
Do you think African violets are “grandma” plants? You are in for a pleasant surprise! They aren’t what they used to be.
Mother’s Day is this weekend. Have you picked out a flowering plant for your mom yet? Here are some good choices that she will love!
I’ve had my fern for over 35 years and am now caring for my mom’s fern that is over 60 years old. Find out how I care for these ferns.