My one-half-year old aloe vera plant has been thriving this year. This is the successful transplant from my friend’s yard back in May 2020. Maybe the drought conditions are helping this succulent plant to grow tall and supple, without much intervention. This summer we cut some of the larger stems […]
The first part of this story can be found at this link. Caring for the caterpillar for a few days made us realize it needs to return to the wild, back to our porch Petunia plant. Although its netted habitat was supplied with fresh leaves, variety of flowers, and water […]
I’ve learned that caring for plants involve deadheading: pinching of flowered stems to encourage new growth. In the past, I would’ve only watered and fertilized the plants hoping for the best outcome. Fear of harming and ultimately killing it stopped me from doing anything else. “A garden is always a […]
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“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson According to Google lens, the mystery plant turns out to be…barley. Eh? How did this random seed come into my possession and it’s a miracle it actually grew into something needing identification. That’s progress in my gardening record. […]