I am left with so little time these days its hard to keep up with watering new plants nevermind documenting their introduction! But what would a plant list be if their incomplete Additions: Hakone Grass Lady Fern Sedum Sunsparkler Cornus Canadensis (bunchberry) Arborvitae North Pole Rasberry Anne Fall bearing Rasberry Joan J Fall bearing Rasberry […]
After creating a pollinators garden, I’ve been lucky to watch the workings of a bee colony and see native bees that I had never seen before. This year I want to do more for butterflies. Species Host Plant Nectar Fritillary Violets Viola adunca, V. nuttallii, V. nephrophylla, and V. palustris, V. glabella milkweed, thistle, […]
I am very excited to be a part of the planning for updating the plantings for our neighborhood entrances. HOA Requirements Drought-tolerant (after establishment should have no additional watering requirements) Perennial (do not want to replant year over year) Cost considerate My Requirements Pollinator Friendly All year color / interest Structure Meets light requirements Must […]
Our fence really needed replaced. The old fence though was built so that light could shine through and you could see into each other’s yards. Our neighbor decided he didn’t want that kind of fence again. So now we have more shade . But new challenges mean new gardens! Here is the fence.
As near as I can tell my favorite apple tree is a ‘Honey Crisp’. It’s apples are sweet with just enough tart to make your mouth water. We had so many apples this year I decided we just had to find a use. Crockpot Apple Butter Having never tasted apple butter, I have very little […]