Category Archives: Gardening

Tree Trimming

The condo association has been doing tree trimming. They are coppicing all the trees. I had read that you should not coppice trees, but it’s a very common practice here on Maui. The trees they started with last week are … Continue reading

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A Leafy Surprise

I ordered some begonias a while back that looked beautiful for a while, then completely collapsed. Even though they were dead, I kept watering them, hoping they would come back to life. They never did. But a little while ago, … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Gardening

We were off of school yesterday for Presidents Day. I spent much of the day relaxing, but I did go to school for a little gardening. I grew some crownflower trees from seed, and I’ve been meaning to plant the … Continue reading

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Mult-TI-plying

I have potted ti plants on my lanai. I really like them, but they have gotten to be really overgrown. I decided I’d chop them. People do it to their ti plants all the time – you just cut them … Continue reading

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Staying Power

It’s been almost a month, and my poinsettia is still looking pretty good. It’s lost almost all of its leaves, and the petals aren’t as plentiful as they were, but it’s still pretty. Too bad I can’t buy poinsettias year-round. … Continue reading

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