So at our greenhouse we grow 50 different varieties of tomatoes. Slow turnover of plants leaves many sitting in the stock greenhouse for a longer than ideal period of time. Most of these plants will get thrown away, but some of the most popular varieties will be propagated and allowed to re-grow. Many growers in the southern states propagate, or cut back, their tomatoes during … Continue reading An easy way to root Tomato Cuttings!
A few days ago I was visiting my friends at the lovely Freed’s Greenhouse, when one of my former professors showed up by surprise! She had brought her general horticulture class for a tour. Being a nosy plant lady, I couldn’t resist going along with them to learn more about the greenhouses… If you’re nearby Bridgeport, I highly recommend visiting Freed’s! Check out their website … Continue reading Fall Greenhouse Tour!
Oh, hello there. How nice of you to visit my blog. (I love you.) This past summer I had the pleasure of producing an orientation video for the Disney Professional Horticulture Internship Program. It was a lot of work, but a really fun and rewarding project. Disney is a NO KILL company. Injured rabbits, alligators, snakes, birds, etc all go to Disney’s animal rehabilitation center. … Continue reading The Disney Horticulture Orientation Video I Produced will be used for many years to come.
Hello! Hello! Today we’re continuing our tour in the world showcase landscape. In my last blog I shared some interesting info about Asian specimens, camphor trees, weeping mulberry, and lumpy noodle bamboo. Check it out here! Chinese landscaped gardens date back to 200 BC. Artists often created landscapes with framed views, like a painting. Oriental gardens have a romantic, naturalistic style; using rocks and water … Continue reading Disney’s Magical Trees – Epcot’s Traditional Japanese Garden
Hello Hello! I’ve been working in Epcot a lot since we’ve last talked! Last night I worked the night shift for the first time! I’ve also been going to an extra employee garden specialist class. It has been really nice because, as a pest management intern, I don’t get to work with plants… So far in the internship program we’ve had a few classes talking … Continue reading Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival and Topiaries