The Monarch Butterfly Waystation at Healthy Living Market in Saratoga Springs, NY

This spring I was delighted to be asked to be a part of one of the loveliest projects I could imagine. There's a health food store in Saratoga Springs, NY called Healthy Living, which occupies the former JC Penny retail location in the Wilton Mall. Healthy Living sells organic and artisan foods, much of it [...]

Hops Field Progress

As the summer unfolds in colors and sounds, there's ongoing visible development in the hops field. We are experimenting with a "home brewer's garden"; teepees are the trellis structure of choice. Hops are in different stages of growth; some rhizomes were planted at consequent stages and the different varieties seem to be more and less [...]

By | 2012-07-01T23:33:25+00:00 July 1st, 2012|Gardening in Lake George, home, hops, trellis|0 Comments

More on Hops

Rain poured from the sky today as I staked the baby and mid-growth hops vines with fishing line. It was a relief as the weather has been brutal this week so far. In this business of professional gardening, rain is immeasurably preferable to blazing sun. In the rain, we don't worry about sunburn or heat [...]