Category Archives: Gardening

Orange and Black

I tried to work at school yesterday. I didn’t do very well. Dang. When I got home, I spent a little time on my lanai. My hibiscus is blooming regularly now. I’m trying to keep it well-watered. The hibiscus bushes … Continue reading

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Dead Plants and Rotting Meat

I have a couple of pots on my lanai that I put bedding plants in – that is, plants with pretty flowers that are covered with blooms for a while, then get tired. When they tire out, I replace them. … Continue reading

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Nameless Treasure

I have often driven past a bush I don’t recognize, but I like. It has pale greyish leaves, and recently exploded with purple flowers. I seriously considered knocking on the person’s door to ask if I could have a cutting. … Continue reading

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A Rare Event

It rained in Kihei yesterday! I know, right? Crazy! It hasn’t rained there since… I can’t remember… It wasn’t a LOT of rain, but it was enough to wet the ground. I took some pictures Art shot:

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Perplexing Plants

When I first set up my aquarium, I bought some special wood that is heavier than water. When I dismantled the aquarium last March, I put the wood out behind my classroom to dry out. It’s back in my aquarium, … Continue reading

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