Orchid Mania

Last week my pal Anthony invited me to visit the Cleveland Botanical Garden with him. Now through March 6th they’re having Orchid Mania. Thousands of orchids in every shape, size, scent, and color are on display throughout the building and in the Glasshouse. There are over 150 different varieties! There’s even one that smells like

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on the cutting room floor – pt. 2

moon phase calendar from Moorea Seal Things these last few weeks have been hectic. I’ve been helping out at the flower shop a lot lately. I LOVE it. It’s challenging me in a bunch of different ways that I really enjoy…and will probably talk about later. It pushes me out of my comfort zone, and

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jungle of succulents

Its been a little over a month since my last post on my plants (see here) which in my mind is more than enough time to not feel super crazy about sharing a bunch of photos of them again. I really enjoy photographing them so I can keep tabs on how they’re growing… plus they’re

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gratuitous plant post

I suppose you could call this a gratuitous plant post, I just wanted to share some photos of my succulents. I am seriously so proud of these lil guys. I’ve never in my life had plants that were this happy, and growing this well. Taking photos of them is something I do often… maybe a

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Propagating Succulents 101

I haven’t been propagating succulents all that long but I’ve already learned quiet a bit and seen a great deal of success. Nearly every time I post photos of my babies on Instagram (…which is quite often) someone asks for help or exclaims frustration in their failed attempts to propagate. Propagation is incredibly simple once

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my succulents + tips for healthy plants

After realizing how great my plants were doing on my deck I decided to move everything out there for the summer. I’m no expert, everything I know about plants has been from scouring the internet or personal experience, and believe me I have killed my fair share of plants. I think I’m finally getting the

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on the deck

One of my favorite things about my apartment is the deck. It’s not massive, by any means. It’s the width of my house and maybe five and a half feet deep but it’s the perfect size for a small table with chairs, and of course, lots of plants. The last time I had a deck

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adventures in propagation

For the past few months I’ve been working on propagating some succulents from the leaves of a plant I owned that got a little bit too leggy. (See the previous two posts on them here + here.) When I went on vacation for a week I just closed my blinds so that nothing got too much

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