Who, besides me, thought that daylilies are native American woodland plants? Daylilies are actually from Asia and the ones that we see in woods and forests are invasive escapers from gardens! Daylilies are clearly very vigorous plants that spread easily (often… Continue Reading
It is already a week since the summer solstice, days are getting shorter again. Time to report on our latest event: On June 21 free music was performed in more than 700 cities in 120 countries. This music festival, Make Music, was first… Continue Reading
On June 1, Sara took a video while she walked through our garden. She paused at the bees, a clematis, roses, peonies and irises. Check it out below!
Right now, Spigelia marilandica (indian pink or pinkroot) is blooming in a couple of shady spots in our garden. This pretty woodland perennial grows naturally in the southeast of the United States. Its range does not include New York, but it seems… Continue Reading
Yesterday, we met for our annual June garden party. The evening was perfect: it was warm but not hot or humid and even the mosquitoes stayed away until it got dark. Like every year, garden members and guests put up a wonderful spread.… Continue Reading