Category Archive: house plants

Three red cars

Three red cars

“On my way to school I watch the cars going past the bus and remember their colours. 3 red cars in a row mean that it …

 

The neighbour

The neighbour

A neighbour of ours died yesterday. She lived next door. Down the street, on another block, in the next suburb, across town. In the next city …

 

Defiance II

Defiance II

Another day, another plant in full defiance mode. This morning I found this daikon had decided to resist the inevitable and blast forth with these …

 

Spathiphyllum

Spathiphyllum

As is fairly typical, my husband was patiently waiting for me to finish my work so we could head home. I was surprised when he …

 

Drowning in work

Drowning in work

I watered Plant at work today. Yes, this is the legendary plant, known to friends the world over as Plant. I didn’t want to over-water …

 

285 – The money tree

285 – The money tree

O, money tree, you who live by our front door, in the company of Ozi our elephant, now is the time. Our car needs a …

 

141 – Victoriana

141 – Victoriana

Tuberous begonia flowers have a kind of Victorian atmosphere about them. I think it’s their delicate layer upon layer of petals – in this case …

 

139 – The pawpaw patch

139 – The pawpaw patch

I couldn’t believe it! Pawpaws – growing in Wellington! Unbelievable! I love pawpaws – the yellow skinned, honey-gold fleshed fruit; the toothy leathery leaves, the …

 

090 – Beware of the Tigers!

090 – Beware of the Tigers!

I’m entirely sunlight driven. If there’s sunlight I’m good to go. Doesn’t have to be particularly warm, but give me clear sunlight and I’m in …

 

066 – Blowing in the wind

066 – Blowing in the wind

Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and …