Our Ideal Growing Conditions

Earlier in the spring, I transplanted a unique-looking Hostas plant from the edge of my yard (woods) into a pot. It caught my attention because it was unlike the rest of the ornamental plants lining my flower beds. And now, a few months later, it’s grown a five-foot tall tower of purple flowers. In its… Continue reading Our Ideal Growing Conditions

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

Have you ever lost your way without a good excuse? That happened to me and I’m going to write about how I got out of that pit. I didn’t like it, I got better. Let’s talk about that. If you are a little bit unhealthy, I was there in a bad way last year and… Continue reading Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

Bloom Like a Cactus Flower

Last night my Cereus cactus opened up a beautiful double bloom. It was the third bloom in the past week. This species produces large white flowers that open up around sunset and last until sunrise the next morning, about 9 hours right now in southwestern Ohio. It got me thinking. This plant puts an enormous… Continue reading Bloom Like a Cactus Flower