Gardening, photography, The Americas

Is Culver’s Root the Bees’ Knees?

Our garden is not symmetrical, ordered, or precise. Kings of France would look askance. No manicured lawn, no topiaries, no annuals. We have low mow grass where kids can run and as many native wildflowers as I can take care of, and then some. Currently the bumblebees and honey bees are feeding on Culver’s root, […]

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Gardening, The Americas

Can We Bee Friends?

The Wisconsin weather is sunny and warm, perfect for gardening. Yesterday I saw and heard many bees in our wildflower patch. Green-headed coneflower is the bees’ knees. The buzz is, “Hey, move over. This is my flower!” My favorite dual pink phlox variety; bold white hosta flowers; champion reblooming purple campanula Single blooms; pink, yellow, […]

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Gardening

What’s Blooming Now?

As Wisconsin summer wanes; flowers change. Here are spots of color from our garden. Pinks; Butterfly-Created Phlox Variety; Sycamore Tussock Caterpillar Flowers, bugs, and butterflies abound. Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Phlox, two views; Campanulas  Unidentified moth on peony leaf; busy bees; bee in Rose of Sharon bloom What is flowering where you live? Gracias for […]

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