Tag Archives: container gardening

The Container [and Much More] Store

When I left San Francisco last month, my daughter-in-law Yan Zhang gave me one tiny cutting from each of the succulents growing on her rooftop garden. I wrapped them in damp paper towels, stuck them in a baggie, brought them … Continue reading

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Frida’s Casa Es Su Casa

Photo taken a few years ago with iPhone 1 at Casa Azul, Coyoacán, México, DF. Photo taken the other day with iPhone5 at the Frida show at the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY.If you love succulents and containers, don’t … Continue reading

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It’s Not Tough To Be a Trough Gardener

I  joined fellow members of the Garden Club of Irvington on a recent visit to Oliver Nursery in Fairfield, CT, where we got an expert demonstration on how to plant troughs. Although “trough” is one of the weirder one-syllable words … Continue reading

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What a Difference Three Days Make

There is one day each year when the Japanese maple in our front year is positively psychedelic. I posted pictures on November 7 thinking that it was the day. I woke up this Monday morning realizing that I’d been wrong. … Continue reading

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