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Black Snakeroot

(also known as Bugbane, for those who aren’t southern New Englanders!) Doing its thing, looking good even when it has fallen over in a somewhat untidy spot. 73 more words


Of plants and poison.

Today (yesterday by now) several members of my Master Gardeners group visited a small nursery called Country Squires Garden, where the two owners grow everything they sell. 582 more words


Honey bees - fall forage

Noticing our honey bees foraging in the garden not far from their hives.

Fall asters always attract pollinators and our bees love them. Aster comes from the Greek word for star, and they really are stars in the fall garden. 202 more words


Blooming in my Garden - Bugbane

There are a few late flowering perennials I love to add to my gardens, afterall it is nice to have that last nurse of color before winter comes. 126 more words

Favorite Plants

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day--June 2014

In my shady garden, the month of June is mostly about hydrangeas. And though a late stretch of frigid weather killed the flower buds of most of the bigleaf types ( 388 more words


Plant of the month. Cimicifuga simplex (now known as actea simplex)

If you google image this gorgeouse plant I refuse you to not recognise on some level its outstanding asthetic merits. for a very detailed list of facts about attributes, features, growing requirements etc heres the link to it on RHS plant selector… 280 more words

Plant Of The Month

Oh Deer!

By popular demand, I am expanding my writings on deer resistant plants at least those that my local herds are not now eating.  It is said if a deer is hungry enough it will go after anything, … 297 more words