Roadtrip to Logee’s

Every year around this time Gail, our friend Mary Ann, and I plan a trip to Logee’s greenhouses in Danielson, CT. It’s not far away — no more than an hour and a half from here but it feels like an excursion. It’s our tropical vacation. If you haven’t heard of Logee’s check out their […]

House planets

I think it’s safe to say that everyone who has ever set foot in the greenhouse makes an immediate beeline for the citrus plants.  The Citrus limon ‘Ponderosa’ (a.k.a. American Wonder Lemon) definitely has its own gravitational pull.  The lemons are about the size of Jupiter and hang on the plant, bowing the branches, seemingly […]

January bloom search

Depending on where you live, it can take a treasure hunt to find something blooming during the middle of winter.  Some people go south to find color – the Caribbean, for instance, would be a brilliant treasure trove right about now.  Other people (like me) stay close to home and go out to greenhouses to […]