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 [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:32:22-04:00June 30th, 2012|Butterfly Attracting Plants, container gardening, Gardening in Lake George, Indoor Gardening, Passiflora, Passionflower|Comments Off on July blooms in an Adirondack Indoor Garden

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 [...]

By |2012-05-30T22:07:29-04:00May 30th, 2012|garden, Gardening in Lake George, Indoor Gardening, Maypop Passionflower, Passionflower, spring, summer, Tropical Plants|Comments Off on Late Spring and Early Summer Indoor Gardening Joy.