Most gardeners have a few houseplants in their lives. These could be a handful of low-care cacti that don’t mind a sunny windowsill and occasional drink of water. Or they could be a full dozen tropical plants that were evacuated from the garden to save them from the freezing cold outside. In my case, it’s usually the latter. Even so, I’ve learned some things in the process that I pass along to you (*cue evil Sith voice*) my young apprentices (mwahaha). Read More
Although we all sometimes wish we were lounging about on a tropical island somewhere, the reality is usually very different. Instead of sipping refreshing adult beverages under some palm trees, we’re laboring in areas reminiscent of those seen in the movie Office Space. No, you can’t borrow my stapler. Yet with tropical plants in our gardens we can at least pretend to be happily basking in the Caribbean sun, even if the reality is that our cruel boss has canceled all vacation leave indefinitely.