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Spring indoors

April 19, 2020

I stay at home now like many others in the world. Of course, I miss spring outdoors but try to be philosophical, exercise patience. Guess who is great patience coach?…

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Radical haircut

Peperomia glabella
April 13, 2020

In terms of light, I live in a standard Russian apartment, so I don’t have any floor-to-ceiling windows or roof windows. Considering this fact, I have very limited options to…

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Phalaenopsis flower

February 26, 2019

Flowers differ enormously among flowering plants. A specific structure of the flower is determined by particular ways of sexual reproduction of the plant. Monoicous or dioicous? Self-pollination or cross-fertilization? Abiotic…

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Rapid Zephyranthes

Zephyranthes
February 18, 2019

For my Zephyranthes last year was a year of undeserved struggle: unbearable heat and sun, pests, part of bulbs were destroyed by playful dog and, finally, instead of proper storage…

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Growth rate

Beaucarnea
January 3, 2019

2 months ago I created a post about my 3 new plants. Look at them now! Episcia has grown tremendously since then: a lot of new leaves and runners.  Ficus keeps…

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Alocasia bloomed

December 29, 2018

There are many houseplants grown for their foliage rather for their flowers. Most aroids (Araceae family) arouse this kind of interest, including Alocasia. I have a plant named Alocasia x amazonica ‘Polly’ (despite of…

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Spider plant watering tip

Watered chlorophitum
December 19, 2018

Chlorophytum comosum has a reasonable reputation of easy-care houseplant. It can tolerate many things to some extend. So people often use it to green places that has unacceptable conditions for most…

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