Dede’s Sunroom Backyard – FineGardening

At this time we’re in Brewster, New York, visiting Dede Lifgren’s lovely sunroom. We’ve visited Dede’s outside backyard earlier than (An Artist’s Backyard), however here’s what is going on inside.

A number of years in the past we enclosed a part of our porch to make a sunroom. We overwinter our favourite tropical and tender perennials there and now get to take pleasure in all of them winter lengthy!

aquarium with fish and ferns growing aboveEven the goldfish come inside to maintain heat for the winter. The massive aquarium helps so as to add moisture to the room.

a large succulent and fern growing next to each other in the sunroomEach succulents (Euphorbia trigona, Zones 10–12) and fern (Nephrolepis exaltata, Zones 10–12) share sunroom area facet by facet.

sun shining into sunroom full of plantsPlenty of inexperienced and solar are particularly welcomed after just a few months of winter!

potted plants in front of floor to ceiling windowsHeat sunshine is streaming in from the chilly open air.

close up of large jade plant growing in a blue potThat is our large, HEAVY jade plant (Crassula ovata, Zones 10–12). It’s a favourite due to its dimension—although generally we want it didn’t develop fairly so effectively!

close up of bright green asparagus fernAsparagus fern (Asparagus setaceus, Zones 9–12)

close up of tropical foliage plants in sunroomA large leopard plant (Farfugium japonicum, Zones 7–10), a tree philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum, Zones 10–12), and a few art work share a nook.

potted plant growing up a large stakeI pinned this begonia up on a moss stake to avoid wasting area. Regardless that temperatures are stored cool within the sunroom, it appears content material.

sunroom with dog checking out indoor aquariumOur canines benefit from the sunroom’s sunny location and the water that’s all the time accessible within the aquarium! The goldfish don’t appear to thoughts.


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