Plants and gardens around me.
A financial professional, plants have increasingly become a large part of my life, I grow and look for them in the wild. I am interested in ecological conservation and spreading the word of the good green lord.
The pink lady’s slipper is a large orchid native to much of north Eastern America. It flowers every spring-early summer and is the most common orchid found in New Jersey. Despite their relative common occurrence, their numbers are threatened by habitat loss and illegal poaching. If you wish to grow a Cypripedium in your garden, […]
A common native orchid found in eastern united states and Canada, the Showy Orchid, also known as showy orchis, purple-hooded orchid, or gay orchid, lives up to its name, albeit tinily. They bloom from April to June before the forest canopy is fully leafed out. The orchid thrives in humus-rich deciduous woodlands with a slightly acidic ph. […]
This common long lived perennial grows in the eastern half of the United States. Its flowers are varied in color but are hard to miss. Its three petal leaves means it can be confused with a young poison ivy. The plant itself contains Oxalic acid and oxalate crystals that can burn if ingested. The flowers […]
This blog is intended to keep a curated list of images and descriptions I create in one place. I found insitu pictures of native plants lacking on the internet and hence this is my effort to introduce them and raise awarness about the amazing biodiversity around us.
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