Tillandsia. The easy to grow, no-soil, water-loving AIR PLANT! We love them. And it’s high-time you learned how to grow one of them for yourself. My cousin gifted me one for Christmas a few years ago, and it has been an interesting journey learning what doesn’t kill these tillies. Some people call them that for short. I prefer the simpler air plant, because it sounds cool and makes me feel like some kind of horticultural wizard. But that’s what YOU want to feel like, and I won’t bore you with this intro any longer. Continue reading Caring For Tillandsia Air Plants For Absolute Beginners
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How many of you wash your self-grown produce thoroughly before eating it? I’ve eaten dirt knowingly. Not a lot of it, and I know it’s weird, but if you grow something organically, is it even bad for you? Answer: No, if you follow the rules. Anyway, I was asked this question so I figured I’d put something on the blog about it. Continue reading Should You Clean Your Garden And Store-Bought Vegetables Before Eating Them?
Comment at the very bottom if you have questions, but otherwise, enjoy the tour and Happy Spring! Continue reading Garden Tour (video): Tips for seed starting and ceramic olla irrigation
Knowledge is planting seeds in soils with a lot of organic matter, wisdom is knowing the right ratio of organic matter to sand and nutrients. Knowledge is meeting people with the same interests, wisdom is being able to plan your future by choosing the right people. Consider dropping by Pickles Of Wisdom to read the rest! Continue reading What Can A Garden Teach Us?