Now is a great time to dig up tender perennials, or annuals you’d like to keep indoors over the winter. Here are some of my favorite plants to bring inside: geraniums, scented geraniums, hibiscus, and small pepper plants. I usually plant several containers in the spring or summer (when many annuals go on sale) with […]
The next few weeks will be great for dividing those perennials. It’ll give the roots time to settle in before the ground freezes for the winter. How do you know if your perennial needs divided? 1. If the center of the plant has died out. A good example is Lambs Ear, when it starts dying […]
Here are a couple more butterfly photos from our latest trip to the bike path.
There’s a bike trail near our home we visit quite often. The part of the trail we ride most often is loaded with butterflies. I (of course) have taken many photos of these beautiful creatures while we’re on our walks. Here are some of my favorites. I hope you enjoy these beautiful butterfly photos as […]
Have you ever heard of Gooseneck Loosestrife? It looks like a pleasant enough flower, sitting there all pretty and innocent. But it is a very aggressive plant. If you’re looking for a plant to fill in a large area quickly then this is a good plant for you. Otherwise I would stay away from Loosestrife. […]