Golden Barrel Cactus

The cute Golden Barrel Cactus, also comically known as the Mother-in-law’s cushion, is a beautiful cactus that spots perfectly even spines and a rounded, almost ball-like structure as a young cactus. I often see them used in the yards of water conscious neighbors in their outdoor landscaping. Barrel Cacti grow very slowly so they areContinue reading “Golden Barrel Cactus”

Spider Plant

This is one of the most common plants I run into as I am out and about, I would say second to the Pothos. These plants are known as Spider plants or Airplane plants. They get this name because the plantlets they produce look like little spiders or planes drifting through the sky. I haveContinue reading “Spider Plant”

String of Pearls

I love these succulents so much! My mother gave me one she had and I have looked after it ever since. They look so delicate as they cascade off the edge of the pot. Truly an elegant plant. This is a trailing plant so once its tendrils reach the ground or the windowsill in myContinue reading “String of Pearls”

Air Plants

I absolutely love Air Plants! I have quite a few in my urban jungle. These plants are also known by the group to which they belong called Tillandsia. These wonderful little plants come in hundreds of varieties, over 600 varieties! They are epiphytes, which means they do not need soil to survive but rather theyContinue reading “Air Plants”