I want an arbor to shade part of the deck, double planted with wisteria, which will bloom in spring and scent the air with heaven, and with Campsis, which blooms in the summer, and will attract hummingbirds for hundreds of miles and is gorgeous. It would be awesome to sit under that with some rose-hip […]
The Artistic Garden has a huge variety of cool, affordable projects for creating things for your garden, from concrete and hypertufa goodies, to herb drying, mirrors, and painting. One of my favorite projects is “how to make a hollow garden sphere” from hypertufa. Very keen. Got Spring Fever? You can still be creative!
four chickadees on my feeder at once! tiger swallowtail squirrel is back cabbage sulphurs and a white spotted admiral (I think)
a nice list of 10 varieties of heirloom veggies well worth growing (Boy howdy, I wish About.com would do a major site design rehaul. They look awful and they’re impossible to navigate well, and all that useful info is essentially lost.)
Uvularia perfoliata Bellwort, Merry-bells Zones: 4-8 Bellwort forms large colonies in good woods throughout eastern North America. Late spring, early summer flowers are creamy yellow, drooping, 1 inch bells, borne at the tips of branched stems up to 18 inches tall. It is common in the woods and would be a good plant for naturalizing […]
“I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.” –Sara Stein, from My Weeds: A Gardener’s Botany