the urban gardeness

a novice gardener's adventures in chicago gardening

It’s time for a new home…

Hmm, you think this plant needs a bigger home? I bought this plant at Ikea about 5 or 6 years ago on a shopping trip with my friend Missy. It was a small investment, so I figured: why not? Now look at it. I’m amazed at its longevity—not to mention the gigantic, twisting form it has taken.

As I make a new home for this plant, I feel a sense of connection. I too am relocating to my new home this summer. Ah, the synchronicity. Garden meets life.

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[…] few weeks ago, I repotted my lanky, twisting “tropical plant” from Ikea. It’s doing great, no more leaves dropping, new growth, and the soil doesn’t dry out as […]


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