11/06/14 4:30pm
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO Here’s a white kalanchoe. White plants mix well, enhancing other shades.

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
Here’s a white kalanchoe. White plants mix well, enhancing other shades.

Still no frost!

We’re two weeks past the average date. The roses opposite St. Agnes Catholic Church in Greenport are still blooming their little heads off. Here on the Island, I’ve closed my beds and emptied my window boxes, so I’m definitely feeling fall-ish. And enjoying every minute of it. (more…)

10/28/14 12:00pm

 

SUSAN SHROTT PHOTO This is one of Susan’s Vanda orchids, a glorious purple in full bloom.

SUSAN SHROTT PHOTO
This is one of Susan’s Vanda orchids, a glorious purple in full bloom.

Moving indoors now, we can spend some time on worthwhile houseplants to entertain us through the colder months. One of my favorite houseplants  is the  orchid and Susan Schrott, an almost-full-time Islander, loves them even more than I do. (more…)