Category: plants

10 surprising facts about Aloe vera

10 surprising facts about Aloe vera
Most of the time we’re grocery shopping, we try to pick up something new to try. Yesterday, the store was stocked with Aloe vera leaves. Lilia wanted to know if 1. it was from a cactus and 2. if we could eat it. I wasn’t sure. I know aloe can be used for some healing... Read more »

10 Interesting Facts about Poinsettias and Amaryllis

10 Interesting Facts about Poinsettias and Amaryllis
This evening we bought an Amaryllis bulb to grow at home. I’ve seen these bulbs sold around Christmas before, but I didn’t know much about them. The Poinsettia seems to have the upper hand on the Amaryllis, or at least it seems that way because they’re everywhere this time of year. We brought our Amaryllis... Read more »

What ever happened to the Chia Pet?

What ever happened to the Chia Pet?
Whatever happened to the Chia Pet? Why, it’s in my kitchen, of course! I’m sure we all remember this commercial: A long way back we got a Scooby Doo Chia Pet and approximately one day later we lost the seed packet. Terracotta Scooby has been sitting in the dark recesses of one of our kitchen... Read more »
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