how’s it growing!

this post contains affiliate links check out this instagram post for a timeline of this beautiful plant! Back again with another edition of how’s it growing! then & now – I constantly give updates on this plant over on Instagram. Rescued from my parent’s house a few months after my mom passed away, it was

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how to drill holes in planters

this post contains affiliate links face planter I will only plant things in containers with holes in the bottom. Period. No exceptions. You can try to tell me that rocks in the bottom provide proper drainage but I’m not buying it. A way for excess water to escape is the only way to go. Otherwise,

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how’s it growing!

Back again with another edition of how’s it growing! avocados! I’ve been feeling very encouraged by my baby avocado trees lately. I go through spells with these dudes. Love them for a period of time, then get mad at them for not growing well then I’m back in love. I would like to do a

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how’s it growing!

My kitchen table. Purchased so we didn’t have to eat on the couch but now covered in plants. Whoops. I’m back to blogging about plants. No apologies. I love plants. Growing things is my favorite just for fun hobby and in this day and age of turning everything into some sort of side hustle –

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#1 houseplant care must have!

Okay, so maybe this isn’t the “#1 houseplant care must have”. I’d say that goes to proper lighting or pots with drainage. BUT, holy cow, it’s been a major game changer for me! The Dr. meter moisture meter! *cue angels singing in the background* It is a small device that you poke into the soil

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my mother’s plants

Grief for me has been cycling through the polar opposites of ‘save everything!’ and ‘throw it all away!’ Sorting through her storage room in my dad’s garage a few weekends back with my sister-in-law, I found myself when asked what to do with something, more often than not, answering “Goodwill pile!” Guess it was just

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gift guide for plant lovers!

1. brass mister. Misted plants are happy plants! 2. monstera enamel pin. 3. 4″ pilea. Instagram’s favorite plant. I won’t lie, it’s one of my favorites as well. 4. Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy Houseplants. 5. stacking planter. Love this planter! It’s plain white which means it will match any decor but it

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adventures in avocado propagation V

June 19th, 2018 It’s been a little while since my last avocado propagation update and a lot has changed. Back on June 2nd, the pit shown above had fallen from the windowsill where I had it and split in two. I briefly considered throwing it away opted to put both pieces back in the container

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