Did you know that a Mistletoe Cactus can be mounted on a wall plaque? Just like a staghorn fern or any other epiphyte, the mistletoe cactus doesn’t need to be in soil to survive. We’ll be nesting ours in a pocket of sphagnum moss and attaching it to a 7″x7″ cedar plank. You’ll have a variety of Rhipsalis (mistletoe cactus) plugs to choose from, we like to put several kinds on one board! *Morning and afternoon class available, please take note of the one you register for!*
There are many reasons to start seeds indoors, not least of which is a way to cure spring fever! As well as an economical way to garden, you will get to witness the miracle of seed germination and it is a great teaching tool for kids. Our advice is to start with a few types of seeds; going overboard can overwhelm both your energy and your indoor space.
Everyone knows the scent and taste of vanilla… at the very least we smell it in perfumes and enjoy it in ice cream! But did you know that all vanilla comes from the fruit of an orchid? Of the tens of thousands of orchids known to the world, Vanilla planifolia is the only orchid to produce an edible fruit and what an amazing fruit that has turned out to be…
Were you aware your houseplants sense changing seasons too? Although much slighter than in outdoor gardens, the changes in light and temperature do affect your indoor plants and can have fairly drastic consequences for some of the more delicate foliage. Here are some coping strategies to keep your houseplants happy this winter!