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PLANT COLLECTING

It occurred to me the other day that plant collecting has really changed over the past few years. For example, a mere 15 years ago when I first got into collecting plants,…

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The living wall part deux…

As the wall continues to grow, I continue to wrestle with the giant leaves that line the pathway, I don’t always win. It seems to be virtually maintenance free these…

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October 23rd, 2016

Every year when I see my friend Ivan from Ecuagenera at the International Aroid Show he invites me to Ecuador. Something always comes up, or I just never make time.…

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Anthurium propagation

One of the most important things to know about growing anthuriums from seed is that they need to be planted almost right after harvesting. They cannot easily be stored and…

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Puerto Rico Trip

After a week in beautiful Puerto Rico, it sure was tough to come home. Winding narrow roads with towering tree ferns on either side sure make it tough to come…

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New Greenhouse Update:

As we slap together another of these little greenhouses the question remains…”How will we ever fill it?” Just kidding. I plan to start moving cuttings in before the panels are even in. I…

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The wall…an update

We started the wall project a couple of years ago, but never imagined it would do so well. It has now been two years and the growth has been mind…

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Spring!!

While spring appears to have sprung…we’re desperately trying not to start propagating until March 1rst. (besides the 76,534,573 seeds we already planted…but who’s counting?)  If I make it to February 1rst it…

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