How to: dust houseplants

1. While moving furniture to sweep, notice the dust on the leaves of a houseplant. 2. Spray furniture polish on an old shirt/new dust rag. 3. Beginning at the top of the plant, gently wipe the top surface of each leaf. 4. Discover dried splash of what appears to be the children’s gogurt. 5. Gently […]

bugs like cheetos

I brought the houseplants in for the winter and after drooping, dropping and playing dead (ingrates), they are finally starting to perk up. I knew that they had become home to a variety of outdoor critters, but I dislike pesticides and have been deluding myself that the bugs will stay inside the flower pots. But […]