Tag: Culver’s Root
There are certain plants that really define a garden at a given point in the season. This is certainly true of the Lurie Garden in July.
Changes in the garden accelerate as we reach mid-summer. Every few days seems to bring something new. Let’s take an overview of the state of the Front Garden.
We got back from Michigan on Saturday, and I like to think that our various Clematis varieties had put on a show to welcome us home.
The catalogs made me do it. My intention was to add only a few new plants this spring. But then the catalogs came. Before I go to sleep, I like to leaf through the garden catalogs. I find it soothing, and I… Read More
So here’s a garden that’s settled in among the hills, fields, and estates of Virginia’s horse country.
Despite the depredations of the Four Lined Plant Bug, our ‘Fascination’ Culver’s Root (Veronicastrum virginicum) has begun blooming pretty nicely at this point in the year.
So the bad news is that once again there are Fourlined Plant Bugs (FPBs) in the garden.
So I think the time has come to start posting about the Minneapolis Garden Bloggers Fling, which happened back in July. Let’s start with our visit to the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden.
For the gardener, spring is about plants returning to active growth from their winter dormancy. The earliest plants to do so inspire a special jolt of happiness.
Last Sunday Judy and I made our first visit of the year to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Usually we go about once a month starting in May, and try to make certain highlights like when the crabapples are in bloom – but… Read More