Plant Stand Part 3 of 3!!!

Yesterday the saga came to a conclusion. Here is part one and part two of the snail’s pace progress I made over the last few weeks. I didn’t work on it over the weekend. It actually says Cambodian Rock Band,

Plant Stand Part 2 of 3!

Remember when I sketched a lot of plant stand configurations trying to optimize my plant storage? As of today, construction has begun. It took no joke eons to get someone to cut this 12ft plank down to the lengths I

You guys, I’m trying to build a plant stand…

…inspired by a wardrobe rack that my cousin Corinne built herself years ago (see her guest post on her trip to Italy here!), and it’s hecking hard! The entire piece is 5 feet long by 1 foot deep and 6

365 Days of Gratitude: Day 9, the things you find.

You guys, today I’m grateful for friends and Mini and the little thoughtfulness that will remain with me forever. While I was in LA, my dear friend surprised me with a little paper. It was… (drum rolls please) the text

365 Days of Gratitude, Day 5, from the infirmary.

Today I grew rather under the weather again (fever of 102!), but I still have gratitude to express. I’m grateful I made my flight last night and could make my meeting today to move the project of our forever home

Mini Blog Update: New Icon

Brutus the wall mounted staghorn fern is now the avatar or indeed mascot of this here little thang.   Years ago when Amanda first started this blog, her chosen icon was this:   …which I think summed her up really

In which I gave my spider plant a little haircut for my friends

Remember my very appreciated girl? Well, in the last 3 months she has kept up being her beautiful and productive self. Today she got a homemade haircut from me. The trimmings are adventuring to Missouri and California to hopefully become

300th Post! YES it’s about PLANTS!

Well, looky here, my our this blog’s 300th post! I have been extraordinarily busy and very absent on this blog, but we still made it to 300! I don’t have any of the more time-consuming serial posts ready yet, so

Plant Appreciation Post: Wall Mounted Ferns

Last summer, the lovely Mini helped me wall mount two of my ferns. Well first she accompanied me to Terrain where we picked up the beauties, then she helped me get them situated. So after she blessed them with her

Plant Appreciation Post: Spider Plant

Today I want to show off my spider plant I got last summer.   Around this time, I began to cut off the babies (once they’d developed aerial roots), and setting those in water for propagation. And here’s how she’s

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