Anthurium Houseplants

Anthurium, aka flamingo flower, makes a wonderful flowering houseplant that blooms continuously. Flowers come in red, pink, orange, white, and lavender. We have a pink one that’s been flowering non-stop for more than two years.

Read more

Blueberry Dreams

Looking forward to our blueberries on a very cold winter morning. We have 12 blueberry bushes on our little urban farmette and, in summer, we harvest enough to freeze. Delicious with our homemade yogurt!

Read more

Cabbage and New Year’s

We’re planning to grow more cabbage this year so we can make sauerkraut. It’s New Year’s Eve and the celebratory feast of the new year required sauerkraut and pork in my family of origin. Can’t start the new year without it!

Read more

Poinsettias

After the winter holidays you can keep your poinsettia as a houseplant all year long. Bring it into bloom again next winter by giving it 14 hours of total darkness every night for ten weeks in autumn.

Read more

Barrel Cactus

Many cacti and succulents make great houseplants with attractive sculptural form. Most want full sun and a fast draining potting medium. This little barrel cactus grows slowly and is very low maintenance.

Read more