If you’re a houseplant hobbyist, a gardener, enjoy plant science, looking for some herbal remedies, or just plain curious about plants, then this blog is for you. Plant Curiosity explores the world of plants wherever they are found in our day-to-day lives. Head on over to the blog to get plant facts, ideas on growing and foraging, thoughts on the latest plant related news, and some nice photos and other content related to the green world. Hope you enjoy!
When I first came across a watermelon peperomia (Peperomia argyreia), my first thought was, “no way.” I looked at the stems and could tell immediately how easily they would rot from too much moisture. Over the years I became aware of what traits certain plants have that would make them susceptible to death under my… Continue reading Watermelon Peperomia: Care and Propagating From a Single Leaf
My favorite plants growing in my garden at the moment are nasturtiums. They have been so easy to care for and have tripled in size since transplanting them at the end of May. I am patiently waiting for their flowers, but the leaves are lovely and add beautiful texture and color to the veggie plot… Continue reading Edible Flower: Nasturtium
Hey all! Plot 53 is coming along nicely. I wanted to write sooner about my plant support structures, but I went against my previous tip about placing support in the ground early to prevent root disturbance and procrastinated on making a decision. I finally chose and installed them thanks to my tomatoes growing quickly and… Continue reading Community Garden: Stake-and-String Support Method and Flea Beetles