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Kalanchoe delagoensis: Mother of Millions Blog Image
Kalanchoe delagoensis: Mother of Millions

I think the thing I love most about plants is that there is always more to see and learn.  When I...

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Bringing plants indoors for winter

It's fall! Who doesn’t love this time of year?!  Here in southern Indiana, cooler temperatures are...

Weirdest plant ever: Welwitschia mirabilis Blog Image
Weirdest plant ever: Welwitschia mirabilis

Even without the sunglasses and necktie (courtesy of the biologists at Indiana University’s Jordan...

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New use for hanging baskets

Outside of Keplinger Funeral home in Hartford City, Indiana, I saw these pear trees that appeared...

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Wally the corpse flower

Attention plant nerds, there is a rare event happening in Bloomington, Indiana.  A corpse flower,...

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When good flowers go bad

Mid-summer is often the time of year when container plantings suddenly take a turn for the worse. ...

Felt plants (Kalanchoe beharensis) Blog Image
Felt plants (Kalanchoe beharensis)

There are quite a few popular varieties of Kalanchoe, most of which are obviously succulents, but...

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Create your own fairy garden

Fairy gardens are a fun project for anyone to try and are also a great way to introduce kids to...

How to Create a Hanging Succulent Ball Blog Image
How to Create a Hanging Succulent Ball

I saw these gorgeous succulent planters at a local nursery and had to have one.  Then I saw the...

Bloom Master Hanging Baskets Blog Image
Bloom Master Hanging Baskets

Have you ever seen planters that appear to be a big ball of flowers and wondered, “How did they do...

How to Grow Annuals in Containers Blog Image
How to Grow Annuals in Containers

We have officially reached our average last frost date here in Zone 6, and, when temperatures...

Growing Plumbago in Containers Blog Image
Growing Plumbago in Containers

Blue plumbago, or Plumbago auriculata, is one of the few plants available with a true blue flower. ...