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Spring Bulbs

colorful spring bulb look in front of brownstone   For a Fabulous Spring Look call Plant Specialists today – the choices are endless !!     PLANT SPECIALISTS GREENING NEW YORK FOR OVER 52 YEARS !     Article written by our Staff Horticulturist, Peter B Morris, BSc, MSc, MBA All photographs used with permission […]

WHAT gender is that flower in the window?

Sexual reproduction   Primitive plants – ferns, mosses and conifers do not produce flowers. Modern plants (Angiosperms) create flowers as a way of expressing their sexual reproduction. These vary immensely in their shape, color, size, and even pertinent parts! We say a flower is “complete” when it has all the parts necessary for reproduction. They […]

Good Gourd!

Pumpkins Squashes and Gourds !!!!   Cucurbita (Latin for gourd) is a genus of herbaceous vines native to the Andes and Mesoamerica. They are grown worldwide for their edible fruit and seeds.  We grow many of these in our customers rooftop gardens!   The five domesticated species are Cucurbita argyrosperma, C. ficifolia, C. maxima, C. […]