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

English - Perennials, Garden
PlantPostings · 4d 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 · 6d 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 · 2W ago

Candids of Katy in Tropical Terrain

[Genus: Scudderia?]Wordless Wednesday
PlantPostings · 3W ago

Plant of the Month: Purple Coneflower

Yes, I know Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is a common North American perennial found in many gardens. Perhaps that's why I haven't featured it as "plant of the month" until now. May...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

Flower and Foliage Vignettes

It's been a funny growing season: different than others I've experienced in ways I'm having trouble describing in words. I'll save the introspection for a cold day in November, but for now I...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

Gardeners' Delight at Niagara Falls

Happy September! It seems like just yesterday I was in Buffalo, New York, and after that, at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The Association for Garden Communicators (GWA) held its Annual Co...
PlantPostings · 1M ago

A Great Hike at Mud Lake Wildlife Area

There are so many wonderful places to hike very close to my home. Nearly every time we hike I take a few photos, but I don't always get around to posting about them. One thing I've learned o...
PlantPostings · 2M ago

Bright Colors Reign on This August Bloom Day

I'm running out of time, for various dime-a-dozen personal reasons (these topics may hit the blog screen when/if life settles down in the fall).So, my August "Bloom Day" post will be quick a...
PlantPostings · 2M ago

Plant of the Month: Okra

Many people think of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) as an edible plant to grow in a cultivated vegetable garden. That is all well and good, but the flowers are attractive, too. Since Okra is ...
PlantPostings · 2M ago

Join Me for a Short Hike on a Misty, Summer Morning

(It's Wordless Wednesday and Wildflower Wednesday! Join the fun!)