gardening for reformed plant murderers – part 1

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gardening doesn’t come naturally to me; i once managed to kill a succulent by over watering, and i evened it out by reducing petunias to a pile of dust by forgetting to water them for an entire summer in brisbane. but i thought i’d give gardening a go again after moving into our cute art deco flat in st kilda, and just to make it extra awkward, i decided to start in the middle of winter when i had the least chance of succeeding….

outdoors, i’ve managed to keep a vertical garden alive for almost six weeks so far, but i’ll talk about that one in another post. the most success i’ve had so far has been with my indoor plants. if you’re like me and more black finger than green finger, air plants (tillandsias) are the most suitable ones to start on. they do exactly what they say on…

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