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plants

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this morning sunshine. {on pillows.} 2. these green plants. {on a clean windowsill (clean window TBA).} 3. this newly washed pile. {of freshly puckered gauze.} 4. this work of non-fiction. {and the almost-end…

    June 12, 2020 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. fresh soil. {for hopefully making this fern a little happier.} 2. this bag of rugs. {sent off via my neighborhood buy nothing group. (and now i’m hooked.)} 3. these dresses for faye to…

    May 31, 2019 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this sunflower-to-be. {we’ll be on sprout watch over spring break.} 2. the return of this lightweight blanket*. {and faye’s quiet attempts to make her bed each morning.} 3. this little bundle. {for being…

    April 19, 2019 4 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip# 80: Houseplants. Up there? The afternoon shadows that the plants on my windowsill cast onto my apartment wall. The tip? Fill your tiny apartment with houseplants. Mostly small ones. My very first apartment…

    September 25, 2013 3 Comments
  • potting lessons.

    A few weeks ago James snapped this blurry instagram of me potting a maidenhair fern in our apartment. It was the weekend and I was working on a story for Gardenista about what a…

    February 28, 2013 5 Comments
  • rabbit foot fern.

    Sometimes, you just need to try something new, even if change is only as dramatic as swapping out one tired plant with a perkier substitute. I’ve tried for a few months to convince our…

    January 14, 2013 17 Comments
  • a few introductions

    my sister and brother-in-law have left the city for a few weeks’ vacation in oregon. they’ve left me with a few charges who i thought you might like to meet.in no particular order, here…

    June 30, 2010 12 Comments
  • summertime, inside.

    i was feeling like i needed to bring a little bit of summertime* into our apartment, so i strung up a few bottles a la rebecca wood’s kitchen flower vase {found on the ever…

    May 27, 2010 24 Comments