Stapelia grandiflora bloom!

this post contains affiliate links. My last blog post was a plant unboxing from Nova Plantae. (Watch the video here + read the post here.) By the time I actually got around to editing and posting that video some of the information was kind of out of date. Namely the fact that the flowers that

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plant unboxing – nova plantae

this post contains affiliate links. Up until last week, I hadn’t been to a store – any store – for over four months. Jeff had been doing our grocery runs. I thought that sending one representative from our family to do all the shopping was the smartest pandemic move. I have missed going out though.

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eastern prickly pear time lapse

Another time lapse! This time my newly acquired Eastern Prickly Pear! The Eastern Prickly Pear is exactly what the name suggests – a cactus that grows in the eastern part of the United States including Ohio! That’s right, we have cacti that grow outdoors here and manage to survive the snow. To be honest, I

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monstera leaf time lapse

Last month I made my first real time lapse. Watch it here. In the past I had made some really short ones but that was the first I actually spent a bit of time on. Three and a half days and 644 frames. I was super encouraged by the results and almost immediately set up

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how’s it growing

this post contains affiliate links propagating – I used to be so nervous about removing the pups from my pilea. As you can see, no issues here now! I LOVE (carefully) ripping it apart and making new plants. From my mother plant I was able to get three brand new pots full of pilea babes.

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rhaphidophora tetrasperma leaf timelapse

this post contains affiliate links. Last week I did my very first multiple-day timelapse. I spotted a new leaf getting ready to emerge from my Rhaphidophora tetrasperma aka ‘mini monstera’ and figured it was a good time to try and flex my camera skills. Y’all! I am SO excited about how it turned out. Watch

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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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