Colocasia esculenta ‘Mojito’

Ah, our mojito plant… it was so beautiful. And so particular. Sadly, it did not survive. I may try my hand at this one again. Things I learned: it does not like being indoors. It also does not like being outdoors. It needs to be moist. But not too moist. Sun. But not direct sun. […]

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Monstera Adansonii

Say hello to my Swiss cheese plant, also known as Monstera Adansonii. This little guy is thriving on my windowsill. Its vines have gotten rather long a number of times, but wasn’t exactly climbing, so I’ve added tacks to the wall to help give it form, and I’ve also trimmed and propagated many times. People […]

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Begonia Maculata

Say hello to Alice. I spotted her at a local nursery, and loved her leaves so much I gifted her to family and friends for Christmas. My friend named her Alice, for her whimsical features. I’ve had her for over a year now, and she is thriving. We had a questionable start, but we found […]

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Recommended reading

Expecting Better by Emily Oster. The only book I read during my pregnancy. I’m pretty simplistic, and under the belief that women have been giving birth and raising kids for millions of years – there’s no need to over complicate things and drown yourself in information, no need to psych yourself out. There is too […]

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