Over millennia, some plants have adapted toxins into their structures as a protective evolution. These toxins act as a deterrent, sometimes a fatal one, for the animals that eat these plants. But in the same way that a rose makes a lovely addition to a garden, despite its thorns, there are a plethora of poisonous plants that bring beauty to a plot, despite their danger. You may find that you already have some of these plants in your own spaces!
At IGGPPCamp this past August, Troop Nook made terrariums. If you joined in on that craft, congratulations, you’re one step closer to today’s HallowIggles DIY Cemeterrarium. Get it? It’s a terrarium AND a cemetery. All in one? Yeah, you get it. If you were unable to join in that craft, we've got your how-to from top to bottom! Let's get spooky!
Welcome to A Geek's Garden Center, AKA my balcony, AKA my roof top! This will be a recurring feature so check in regularly to learn some tips and tricks for letting your inner plant geek grow! Let's talk about starting your garden.
Spring is here, finally! I call it spring when my cactus blooms, because it always does around the same time. It blooms a beautiful, vibrant, fuchsia [...]