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clay and limestone · 3d ago

Wildflower Wednesday: Spiderwort

I love my garden in the early morning. Once the sun has made it past the trees, it begins to spot light the shadier garden nooks. Spiderworts look their best in that cool morning sun. The su...
clay and limestone · 1M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: Golden Alexander

Our Wildflower Wednesday star of the month is Golden Alexander. It's a lovely wildflower a...
clay and limestone · 1M ago

Are you ready for the hummingbirds?

Trumpet honeysuckle and Eastern Columbine have bloomed just in time for migrating Ruby Throated Hummers and that's no coincidence. Hummingbirds and certain flowers have coadapted over millions of years to form a mutually beneficial relationship. Humm...
clay and limestone · 1M ago

Botany Vocabulary Word of the Day

Ephemeral: short lived Cardamine concatenataSpring in Middle Tennessee might be its best season. Beautiful ephemeral wildflowers begin emerging from the leaf litter in February. Trillium, Sp...
clay and limestone · 2M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: Trillium cuneatum

My garden has taken a beating the last two winters and it wasn't from the weather. It's be...
clay and limestone · 3M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: A Fine Native Hydrangea

It's hard for me to believe that I've never written about Hydrangea arborescens, it's my f...
clay and limestone · 3M ago

February Gardenbloggers' Bloom Day

There's not much showing in my garden right now. By not much, I mean any of my wildflower ...
clay and limestone · 4M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: Chasmanthium latifolium (River Oats)

There aren't nearly enough grasses in my garden. Shallow soil and a shady conditions limit...
clay and limestone · 4M ago

Hey, all you gardeners

It's catalog season and for winter weary gardeners it's an exciting time. I don't know about you, but, I am finding it hard to resist their seductive plant photos! I am tempted to order an...
clay and limestone · 5M ago

2016 Wildflower Wednesday Roundup

Welcome to Clay and Limestone's Wildflower Wednesday roundup of wildflower beauties! I've ...