Propagating Airplane Plants

A few years ago, I rescued two small, half-dead airplane plants from my work. Now we have several healthy airplane plants that I propagated because it’s so damn easy. Also called spider plants, these are hardy guys that tolerate a little neglect but really flourish with just a bit of attention. Here’s what I’ve learned …

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Daily Delight: Colorado’s August Sunflowers

I have written about my love for Colorado's wild sunflowers that pop up in early August, heralding in the subtle beginnings of autumn. They adorn most major streets, swaying gently when the cars swish by. If you head east on Platte, there are fields and fields of them, their black seed faces stretched toward the …

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Daily Delight: The Ritual of Plant Watering

There's something about the nightly ritual of filling up a large container to the brim with water and nourishment for my plant babies. Then carting it around the house, filling the pots with one hand and picking off browning parts of the plant with the other hand. After I finish watering the potted plants, I …

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