Update: Spider mites and aloe flowers

In a not at all surprising turn of events, your boye is faced with spider mites yet again. This year, I’ve been vigilant, though, so I’m hoping I’ll have the situation under control. Basically, I’ve been looking out for any sign of the critters, and making sure to elevate my plants with the lowest riskContinue reading “Update: Spider mites and aloe flowers”

Foliage and folklore: 5 ~magical~ houseplants

Plants have captured the human imagination for centuries. Here is a list of 5 houseplants that have done an especially good job at doing so, inspiring all kinds of tales and speculation about their metaphysical properties. Put on your witch’s hat a take out your cauldron, let’s get ~witchy~ 1. Aloe vera We think ofContinue reading “Foliage and folklore: 5 ~magical~ houseplants”