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PlantPostings Notes from a USDA zone 5 shade garden in Southern Wisconsin.

English - Perennials, Garden
PlantPostings · 1w ago

And Now for Some Colorful California Memories

I won't say I like or want snow, but a few too many days of brown and gray have me longing for color and brightness.So, let's take a trip to San Diego's Balboa Park, shall we? Back in March ...
PlantPostings · 2W ago

A Few Fleshy Fruits of Autumn

Garden blooms are gone and foliage is fading in my neighborhood, but a few fruits remain here and there. Some will last through the winter, while others offer happy feasts for birds and crit...
PlantPostings · 3W ago

November's Gratitude

'Give thanksfor each new morningwith its light,for rest and shelterof the night,for health and food,for love and friends,for everythingthy goodness sends.'~Ralph Waldo Emerson
PlantPostings · 4W ago

I Am a Trailtessa

Occasionally, I stray from the plant-specific tagline of this blog to share an experience that ties closely with that theme. Earlier this autumn, on a late-September day that felt more like ...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

The Last Vases of the Season

The growing season is done here in Southern Wisconsin. This will be the last "vase" post of 2017 with flowers from my own garden. Not bad, I must admit, for November in this climate.I'm actu...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

Three Reasons to Celebrate

It's Halloween time, and this blog is seven years old this month!Cathy at Rambling in the Garden hosts the meme, In a Vase on Monday, so ... three reasons to celebrate!My "vase" is a hollowe...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

Hiking the Lower Yahara River Trail

There's a new trail in town and I like it. It includes the longest inland boardwalk bridge constructed solely for non-motorized transportation in North America!The Lower Yahara River Trail l...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

New Blooms in October

I'm sneaking in with this post for October's Garden Bloggers Bloom Day. Many of the plants that were blooming in September continue now, since we haven't had a frost yet.Since time is short,...
PlantPostings · 2M ago

Horticultural Highlights in Chicago

Back in August, a group of Midwest bloggers and gardeners met in the Windy City to tour several gardening and nature sites. The event was hosted by Jason and Judy, bloggers at Garden in a Ci...
PlantPostings · 2M ago

Candids of Katy in Tropical Terrain

[Genus: Scudderia?]Wordless Wednesday