April 14, 2013
Have you learned any life lessons from your plants? I sure have. Much like the author of this seemingly silly, and yet totally dead on, article, my plant-keeping efforts have taught me a lot. I think the one that has resonated the most deeply with me is how flexible plants can be, to drought, to being dropped, to being over watered, to be under fertilized. It has made me realize that many situations I think are untenable really just require a new form of flexibility on my part. And to think I got all that from something that can’t talk, walk, or emote. Plants are awesome. ~AR
(via 5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Plants)

Have you learned any life lessons from your plants? I sure have. Much like the author of this seemingly silly, and yet totally dead on, article, my plant-keeping efforts have taught me a lot. I think the one that has resonated the most deeply with me is how flexible plants can be, to drought, to being dropped, to being over watered, to be under fertilized. It has made me realize that many situations I think are untenable really just require a new form of flexibility on my part. And to think I got all that from something that can’t talk, walk, or emote. Plants are awesome. ~AR

(via 5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Plants)

March 29, 2011
Garden writer for The New York Times Michael Tortorello learns to love the humble Boston Fern with a little help from NYBG Curator of Ferns, Robbin Moran.

Garden writer for The New York Times Michael Tortorello learns to love the humble Boston Fern with a little help from NYBG Curator of Ferns, Robbin Moran.

February 10, 2011

I can think of nothing better than to take a stroll through lush gardens  to brighten ones day. While I was strolling, I came upon a gorgeous  foliage plant with a rather odd name.

An odd name for a beautiful plant

I can think of nothing better than to take a stroll through lush gardens to brighten ones day. While I was strolling, I came upon a gorgeous foliage plant with a rather odd name.

An odd name for a beautiful plant

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