Making a Tropical Bloom: A recipe for Marimo House Plant

“I put out just enough of it to make it a beautiful mess.” — Sarah Ohl, owner, Marimo houseplants, from her blog, marimoflowers.com Surely, the ultimate low-maintenance houseplant! On the Marimo website, Sarah Ohl describes Marimo as, “one of the most exquisite and beautiful flowering houseplants in the world.” It might have started as a…

Raising the Fun: Teaching about growing tomatoes outdoors

Growing tomatoes outdoors is fun for kids and a lot of fun for adults, too. My kids loved the show as well. A tomato bush always grows behind my house. Then, when I cut off a leaf from the lower part of the bush, I carry it down in a large bucket and give it…