Gearing up for winter – an update

In a previous post, I mentioned some new exotic plants I was growing from seed. They are coming along now, with some updates below. I also planted some more exotic seeds I got online since then. Adansonia grandidieri So far this is the prize of the show. It's a really fascinating tree that grows in … Continue reading Gearing up for winter – an update

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Grow chamber cart ~v1.5

So lately, I have been focusing my efforts on creating a self-contained "grow cart" that I can use for more exotic plants. In my previous attempts at winter indoor growing, I mostly optimized for maximizing the number of plants I could grow in a given location. That is not as realistic, and not as fun … Continue reading Grow chamber cart ~v1.5

Gearing up for winter – seed experiments

It's down to freezing temperatures at night over here, and this provides a kick in the pants to bring all the tender perennials in, and wrap up the little chores here and there (some last minute pruning, cleanup of herbaceous perennials, and last bits of raking). But the desire to grow and to garden persists … Continue reading Gearing up for winter – seed experiments