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More Monarda Mysteries

In a previous post about monarda fistulosa, also called bee balm, we reported our amazement to observe that on a few of our plants a second, smaller flower head had sprouted from the first. 238 more words

VIP Home: Landscaping a Small Green Space

Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to VIP Home!

This week on VIP Home, I am going to chat about what fabulous flowers I used to landscape my green space. 223 more words

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Summer's Bright Accents

So many berries and cherries at Coppertop!

We’ve been needing to harvest daily. Although I thought we could hold off on harvesting the sour cherries, I’m glad we didn’t. 305 more words

I know this perennial member of the mint family as native Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa). It is also called Bee Balm and Monarda… 40 more words


A Monarda Moment

In mid-summer the Monardas take center stage in the Sidewalk Border. The blue and purple salvias retain a bit of color, but are mostly done. The ‘Husker Red’ Penstemon ( 501 more words

Perennial Flowers


From Wikipedia:

Monarda is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. The genus is endemic to North America.  49 more words

Plants And Flowers

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day: July 15, 2014

There are always so many flowers to show on summer Bloom Days! I took nearly 150 pictures in my gardens yesterday, and spent this morning culling the collection to a manageable size. 799 more words

NE Pennsylvania Flowers