Entries from January 2011

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

What to do with a Big Sansevieria

Sanseviera by Phlora TheGardenLady received this question from Ellen. I was given a re-potted [Mother-in-law’s tongue] plant. It is so  tall that I am having difficulty finding a place to put it. Can the plant be cut off or will it die? There are many kinds of Sansevieria, Mother-in-law’s tongue plants, and some can grow […]

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

2011: International Year of Forests

forest by cheongwah2002 2011 has been named the International Year of Forests by the United Nations.  See here. Our forests are crucial in providing planet Earth with health, wealth, food, fuel and vital ecosystem services. Forests help provide breathable air, drinkable water, fertile soils, a stable climate and adds beauty to the earth.   See […]

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Did You Have An Eco-Friendly Christmas?

Curitiba’s Recycled Xmas Tree by Garota Sem Fio How eco-friendly was your Christmas this year? How many of TheGardenLady readers chose the real Christmas tree over the manufactured one? More and more scientists are proving that a real tree is really more environmentally sound than the plastic trees. The NewYork Times had an article telling […]