How To: Propagate Ivy

How Do I Propagate Ivy?
1. Take cuttings using a clean knife below a leaf node
2. Place cuttings in a clear glass filled with water
3. Watch them root!

Fiddle Leaf Fig

I am now the proud owner of two Fiddle Leaf Fig or Ficus lyrata plants. I purchased my first one almost a year ago and just picked up another a few weeks ago. You might have seen these popular plants on popular remodeling shows and gracing the cover of decorating magazines.

Hot Shops Spring Open House

You won’t want to miss Hot Shops Art Center 16th Annual Spring Open House on April 29 and 30, 2017. Open on both Saturday from 12 pm – 8 pm and Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm, the event features artist workshops, galleries and demonstrations throughout a multi-story building.

My Favorite Cut Flower Garden Photos

I am so fortunate enough to live a beautiful, flower-filled life on our small acreage. This is a collection of my favorite flower field photos that I have captured so far.

African Violet Show and Sale

The Omaha African Violet and Gesneriad Society Show and Sale will be held at Mulhalls next weekend on March 11th, 2017 from 9 am – 4 pm. It is a great opportunity to check out prize winning African Violets along with having the opportunity to purchase them.

Staghorn Ferns

Out-of-this world Staghorn Ferns can live for years and weigh hundreds of pounds in their natural environment. They produce pups that you can separate to create more plants and typically grow on trees.

Orchid Show and Sale

The Greater Omaha Orchid Society’s annual Orchid Show and Sale will be held at Lauritzen Gardens on March 25 and 26, 2017. The show runs from 10 am – 4 pm on both days. Lauritzen Gardens located at 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108 is a major attraction in the Omaha, Nebraska area.

Sugarbushes

These flowering shrubs can be grown in southern France, California, Australia, Hawaii and Chile and require heat, sun and well-drained soil. Proteas last for weeks as cut and dried flowers. The Protea flowers represents change and hope.

Bougainvillea

Sometimes referred to as “paper flowers” Bougainvilleas flower almost year-round. They thrive in warm, dry climates so you will see them in Southern United States, South America and in Hawaii.