Category Archives: Gardening

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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Botanical Gardens

We went on a field trip yesterday to the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. I was blown away. It is the place I’ve been looking for all this time – any kind of native Hawaiian plant you could want to see … Continue reading

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A Winner

I think I’ve found a flower that will last! Poinsettias! Last week at the grocery store, I got a poinsettia, and it still looks great. On top of that, this poinsettia is yellow. What? Yes! Yellow! I thought it would … Continue reading

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Longer Lasting

I have been buying cut flowers almost every week. I like oriental lilies because they smell so good. Sometimes I get carnations. The cut flowers last less than a week, so I end up getting replacement flowers at my next … Continue reading

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One or the Other?

My baby crownflower trees have been being eaten. It started slowly, but yesterday, I noticed a bunch of leaves were gone. Some of the seedlings were stripped bare. A closer look showed me the cause of the missing leaves: Crownflower … Continue reading

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