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clay and limestone · 5d 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 · 3W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M ago

2016 Wildflower Wednesday Roundup

Welcome to Clay and Limestone's Wildflower Wednesday roundup of wildflower beauties! I've ...
clay and limestone · 2M ago

Frostweed flowers are nature's winter magic

Verbesina virginica has begun its flowering magic and I never tire of seeing it blooming o...
clay and limestone · 2M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: Celebrating the Supporting Players in a Wildflower Garden

When we moved to this property there was a canopy of secondary growth shagbark hickories, ...
clay and limestone · 3M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: Keeper of Bees

I am a keeper of bees, but, not a beekeeper.There are no honeybee hives in my garden, alth...
clay and limestone · 4M ago

Wildflower Wednesday: A few must have fall blooming Asteraceas for the garden

Asteraceas rock Autumn. They bloom spring and summer here, but, come September they take center stage for all the pollinators, birds and mammals that are preparing for winter.They may even...
clay and limestone · 5M ago

Wordless Wednesday: The Autumn Dance Begins

Physostegia virginiana/False Dragonhead and Chasmanthium latifolium/River Oats,When you let two rough and tumble wildflowers duke it out in the garden, they make beautiful music together.xoxogailGail Eichelberger is a gardener and therapist in Middl...
clay and limestone · 5M ago

Gaura is finally happy in the garden

And that makes me happy.   Gaura lindheimeri/Oenothera lindheimeri is a fantastic plant fo...