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Milkweed for Monarchs

by OCMGA Master Gardener Holly Boettcher

Monarch Butterflies are probably the most recognized and beloved butterflies in North America. Did you know that Monarch Butterflies cannot survive without milkweed plants? 487 more words


There's a New Bug in Town

Typing this is my “tax break.”–No, not the kind the IRS gives you, but the physical break you take after working on your taxes for three hours.  512 more words

Stratifying the Natives

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”
— A.A. Milne

All winter long, there have been gallon jugs of soil sitting outside my house. 362 more words

Native Plants

Tuesday View: 24/01/17

The last few days here have been very cold but settled, frosty and still. Pretty to look at. The frost barely defrosts even in direct sunlight and so little actual garden work can be done.   328 more words

Tuesday View

Seedhead Sunday

Scott at Rhone Street Gardens had the idea of posting a picture of seedheads on every Sunday. The inspiration was well-timed, as fall and winter are the seasons for seedheads in the garden. 83 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers