16 Jun 2012Colocasia Growing, Crassula platyphylla Growing, Hens and Chicks Growing, Portulacaria afra Growing, and Mi...
Photo #1: I think that this is the biggest our Colocasias have ever gotten – they’re HUGE!! Photo #2: The succulents are all looking happy! Photo #3: And so is the sedum in the purple fountain bed. Photos #4-5: I accidentally carried this young praying mantis into the kitchen this mor...Sunny 30°C / 86°F
13 Apr 2012Hens and Chicks Growing, Portulacaria afra Planting Out, Crassula platyphylla Planting Out, and Mini Jade P...
I successfully overwintered all of my potted succulents in the purple shed, but wasn’t too happy with the look of some of them so dumped one pot in the compost pile and replaced the contents with fresh cactus potting soil and a few small succulent plants purchased from Lowes.Cloudy 26°C / 79°F
22 Oct 2011Hens and Chicks Growing and Mini Jade Growing
I’m going to have to bring these in soon, as most (if not all) of them are unlikely to survive a Charleston winter outdoors. I have to remember what the other two plants are called, so I can update their statuses as well. I planted them between 4/11/11-6/13/11. I just watched a small snake...Cloudy 22°C / 72°F
12 Jun 2011Coreopsis Planting Out, Lantana 'Dallas Red' Planting Out, Verbena 'Homestead Purple' Planting Out, Mini Ja...
I officially gained a year in age today, and to celebrate DH and I went to Lowes after work to pick out some garden supply shelving for the garage and to get some plants to fill in the areas where the Malva ‘Zebrina’ and Zinnia ‘Persian Carpets’ had been growing until the ...37°C / 98°F