First of all, thank you so very much for your kind and thoughtful comments on my last post. I don’t tend to want to get personal in a negative way on this site as it is meant to be a happy inspiring place. However, when I do, you are such an amazing supportive and caring group and for that I am so grateful.
So, aside from getting teary lately I have been really enjoying planting indoor plants. I used to have quite a few of them but then my focus became the gardens and growing things outdoors, and I found that the indoor plants took too much of my time and focus- making sure they were all properly cared for. However, this second half of winter I have been really looking forward to spring. There is something comforting and earthy about having plants growing indoors. Add to that the fact that the nurseries have so many gorgeous and fun things to choose from- and I have become a bit obsessed…
One thing my Grampy used to grow when I was younger were Tillies. Tillandsia is a species of plant from the family Bromeliaceae which grow naturally in forests, deserts and mountains of Central and South America. They require no soil- just a good watering, either mist or submersion depending on the plant- and a nice place to sit. They are so fun to buy as there is a wide range of looks and colors. I have been making clay Tilly holders that I will be listing the next time I open the shop. Check your local nurseries as I am guessing you will find some there~
I am also enjoying putting little terrariums together. I have wanted to do a workshop forever as I think they are so fun to mix up and make little scenes in them. That is on my spring agenda- as wouldn’t it be fun to clear off our large farmhouse table and cover it will all sorts of plants, soil, rocks, sand and glass vessels and have a terrarium party?