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Two plant updates

The Aechmea fasciata has been with me most of the summer, the Zantedeschia is a more recent acquisition. I was going to separate the three Aechmea fasciata pups but instead decided to just remove the mother plant and let the … Continue reading

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New Plants

Cyperus haspans – Dwarf Papyrus Zantedeschia sp. – White Arum Lily Hibiscus acetosella ‘Burgundy Aquarius’ The Pond Department was clearing out the last of their tropical water plants, the ones that didn’t even sell at 80% off, and I grabbed … Continue reading

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Tropicals at the Toronto Zoo

Here are a few pictures I took at the Toronto Zoo today. Mostly stuck to the Americas pavilion today which seems to have the most interesting plants of any section of the Toronto Zoo (The Indomalaya pavilion is a very … Continue reading

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Sauromatum venosum (Arum cornutum) update

My new Sauromatum venosum recently started turning yellow (I think in this case a good sign, as it should indicate that the plant is pulling what nutrients it can out of the leaf for dormancy) and collapsing. Well, normally I’d … Continue reading

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New Plants!

Had a fantastic day today – Visited a friend’s nursery* and wow. It may be a small (tiny) nursery compared to where I work be there was just so much that was so exciting and generally just all around different … Continue reading

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Pretty Plants at the Toronto Zoo

I was at the Toronto Zoo on Tuesday April 27th. It was a little on the chilly side but there were few people around so on the whole it was a great day. Some fantastic looking Tulips at their peak. … Continue reading

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Epipremnum ‘Pearls and Jade’

When I first saw this at work I thought it was probably ‘N’Joy’ – saw today it is actually a cultivar called ‘Pearls and Jade.’ Epipremnum ‘Pearls and Jade’ Edit: someone found this page by Googling “Are pothos n’ joy … Continue reading

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C. undulata followup

C. wendtii “03” C. wendtii “03” Remember my C. undulata which had a spathe developing? Well it’s not a C. undulata at all. It’s another C. wendtii. I will call it “03”

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New Perennials for 2010 + New Plant.

I spent all yesterday being trained – part of this included talks from a number of suppliers each of whom talked about the new introductions they’re carrying. One of the most exciting perhaps was the Heucherella ‘Golden Zebra’ because it … Continue reading

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Hydroponic success & Syngonium podophyllum

I decided to pot up a few smaller containers of my Syngonium I’d been using the root my cuttings into a nicer looking, easier to look after single pot. I figured there must be some good root growth going on … Continue reading

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