When I moved into my apartment in August 2008, I found this orchid plant. It had slightly shriveled leaves and not a blossom in sight. I unearthed it from a dark kitchen cupboard next to the washing machine and considered throwing it away. But I didn’t. I combed the internet and tried various misting, fertilizing, [...]
When I last reported on my Parisian windowbox garden, aphids had attacked, well, everything and my geraniums were suffering from root rot. Dark days, indeed. How have things progressed?
A few weeks ago, I blogged about my thriving window box garden, a post I can only describe now as very, very foolish. Or, perhaps, cursed. You see, ever since then, my plants have been struggling. First, there was the root rot that plagued my geraniums, caused by too much rain and over-zealous watering (The grumpy [...]