Whimsical fairy parachutes

Before bed last night, I took one more look at miss sensitive (mimosa pudica) and wondered about the green buds. This morning - HELLO! Isn't that flower the most precious thing? It makes me think of a fairy puff or something related to fairies like Tinkerbell. This is actually not my original sensitive plant, as that one was ...

Mystery of the hole punched leaves solved

My no longer fruit producing Alpine strawberry plant remains on the potting table. The leaves have been yellowing, so I fertilized it a few weeks ago, and the leaf colour is slowly improving. What remained a big mystery for many weeks, maybe even over a month, has been the hole-punched leaves. I had posted a ...

My Dad, the carpenter

My potting table is disintegrating. I should have sanded and stained it again after a few years. I want to say that I originally purchased this table from Ikea. This was back in 2009, so my memory is a little fuzzy. I do remember standing in the garage, staining all the pieces before assembling the table. ...