Tag Archives: tender perennials

in a hothouse

…or a greenhouse, hoop house. Located on Long Island, NY, visited in June 2013. What I remember most was the all-engulfing moistness of the environment. Evapotranspiration so intense as to make one giddy. Which is undoubtedly why I lingered for … Continue reading

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tobacco-free zone

Note to self: Stop planting Nicotiana mutabilis in full afternoon sun. Note to garden: Stop spitting out my favorite plants. Friday morning my Nicotiana mutabilis that wintered over from last year looked like this. Obviously still trying to get the … Continue reading

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