More habitat garden development in Clifton Park, NY using native plant species.

This week I completed installation of a habitat garden in Clifton Park using native plants. Like many gardens in the capital region, adding native plants gives an immediate and noticeable influx of wildlife motion. This property has a forest edge and natural wetland habitat within a half a mile. Butterflies and songbirds are nearby and [...]

July blooms in an Adirondack Indoor Garden

Today I woke up to discover one of the nicest surprises possible: my Sapphire Passiflora was set to open a bloom today! It unfurled slowly through the morning. This variety is an old friend, I hesitate to use the word, "favorite" but it crosses the mind. In our Lake George indoor gardens, there are 11 [...]

Late Spring and Early Summer Indoor Gardening Joy.

This week, as late spring rapidly turns to early summer, I'm witnessing a profusion of gorgeous Passiflora blooms. Several types of Passionflowers- Maypop is shown above and Star of Clevedon below. The Lake George region is a great place to have an indoor garden: winters are so long, dark and cold up here. It's really [...]