Poor life choices

I was so naive! For a short while I truly believed that my Monstera deliciosa ‘variegata’ had learned somehow from its past mistake of producing an all white leaf as its third leaf. For a young plant it’s not the wisest thing to do. The plant struggled to survive winter, but oh my, this springContinue reading “Poor life choices”

Aroids make me happy

The growing season for my aroids is in full swing. I brought all my Alocasia outside this week. Over winter they always accumulate spectacular levels of spider mites, citrus mealy bugs – and since this year, aphids and thrips, the latter coming from an infestation that happened at work I suppose! Honestly, it’s a miracleContinue reading “Aroids make me happy”

When the green multiplies

Roughly eight months per year, I’m just waiting. It’s dark outside, so it’s even darker inside. I’m waiting for the first rays of spring sunlight, for the days to become longer, for my plants to enter beast mode. Spring is the time of growth, and those four precious months where something finally happens are amazing.Continue reading “When the green multiplies”