Plant Speed Date: Spathiphyllum

(Plant Speed Date is a series in which I attempt to introduce you, the reader, to as many plants as possible in a short period.) Hello, My Name Is: Spathiphyllum spp. My Friends Call Me: Peace lily Turn ons: Medium to rich well-drained soil, high humidity, shade Turn offs: Full sun, dry air, crowded roots What I Do For…More

Plant Speed Date: Vinca minor

(Plant Speed Date is a series in which I attempt to introduce you, the reader, to as many plants as possible in a short period.) Hello, My Name Is: Vinca minor My Friends Call Me: Periwinkle, myrtle Turn ons: Medium to rich well-drained soil, average moisture, shade Turn offs: Full sun, being told to keep…More

I Have So Many Questions About This L.L. Bean Catalog Cover

I love L.L. Bean fall catalogs. There’s something cozy about them. The fall catalog I received this week, however, gets worse the longer I look at it: I have SO MANY QUESTIONS. First: Why is everything so CLEAN?? I’m not talking about the clothes. It’s a clothing ad. I expect the clothes to be clean.…More