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Plants, Hobbies

Succulents 101

by Christine Herrin

San francisco — Don’t you love that sparkle in people’s eyes when they talk about things they’re super passionate about? It’s my favorite thing. After brunch this morning, I asked Dave about his plans for the rest of the day. “I’m going to get some pots for my succulents,” he answered. Neat. Can I come? The whole walk from the Mission to Succulence on Cortland Ave. was great. We laughed and climbed and critique...

Plants, flowers, nature

They neither reap nor sow

by Ken Jackson

Two harbors — This flower goes by a variety of names. Indian Pipe, Corpse plant, Death plant, Ice plant, Ghost flower, Bird’s nest, Fairy smoke, Eyebright, Fit plant, Convulsion root - The Indian pipe has the gene...

Plants, #100HappyDays, gardening

Day 2 #100happydays: Plant carrier

by So-Shan Au

Surbiton — A spontaneous evening out to the theatre to see Blue/orange - an interesting play about mental illness and racism. Great performances from the three man cast. I haven’t been to the theatre in ages, an...

flowers, Plants, water

This is what the roses look like in Kent right now

by Adrian Tribe

Sevenoaks — Quite a contrast with the glorious Rosa Zarrosas-Arroz! On a Sunday afternoon stroll my wife and I passed these rose hips enrobed with a glistening wet coat in the moist, cold air. I thought of Wade...

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