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October 18, 2012

 

feverfew

Tanacetum

The foliage of plants in this family is sometimes aromatic, and the flowers are mostly like daisies.

July 5, 2012

 

cedar waxwings

Berries For Birds

I am trying to grow more shrubs that fruit at different times of the year in order to provide a continuous buffet and attract birds to my garden.

August 6, 2009

 

The daisy, close up.

A Large Family (Daisies)

Daisies are members of the Compositae family, which consists of 950 different genera and over 20,000 species.

November 8, 2007

 

botanical illustrations

Botanical Geography

Flower names often get to the "roots" of the geographical origin.

August 31, 2006

 

sunflower

Helianthus

I love it for its wealth of golden flowers, which fill my vases from mid summer to mid fall.

August 3, 2006

 

white marrow flowers

Achillea: Yarrow

They are a good perennial for gardens visited by deer, who tend to avoid the aromatic plants.

June 20, 2006

 

eupatorium flowers

Eupatorium

There are about 40 Eupatarium species of native North American wildflowers available and they like room to romp and form large clumps.

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