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May 23, 2019

 

Sunshiny Yellow Sunflowers

It is interesting to watch sunflowers turn their heads to follow the sun.

May 16, 2019

 

Honeysuckle: A Sweet Disposition?

In the Victorian language of flowers, giving honeysuckle was a way of acknowledging a lady had a sweet disposition.

May 2, 2019

 

Moisture-Loving Natives

Filipendula rubra produces airy rose-pink flower clusters that can be between 4-10 inches wide and rise above the plant’s deeply divided leaves presenting a regal appearance befitting its common name, Queen of the Prairie.

February 7, 2019

 

Georgia O’Keeffe

O’Keeffe is an art world star and her paintings of larger-than-life flowers are unique.

July 26, 2018

 

Why I Don’t Like Spiderwort

There’s one plant that self-seeds all over my yard that I pull up whenever I see it, even when it is in flower.

March 1, 2018

 

Portrait of Lady Bird Johnson in the Texas Hill Country.

Wildflower Center

While the weather remains cold outdoors, we can look online for a flower fix. One site that I enjoy is the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

February 1, 2018

 

Jacob's ladder.

Indestructible Natives

Native plants are well adapted to our growing conditions, and so most of them are easy to grow and need only minimal care once established.

January 18, 2018

 

Rocky Mountain blazing star, (Liatris ligulistylis).

Liatris Is A Monarch Magnet

Liatris attracts lots of those lovely Monarch butterflies into our gardens.

January 11, 2018

 

Native prairie habitat.

Native Prairies

Since the 1830s about 99 percent of American tall grass prairies have been destroyed.

April 13, 2017

 

Bottle gentian.

Lavenders & Blues

Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.

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