The native Grey Dogwood is now blooming, getting ready to produce berries for birds in the fall.
Here’s a flowering shrub that’s native to much of North America – Physocarpus opulifolius. We call it ninebark because the bark, with as it ages, peels back in layers. Loved by pollinators, I’ve found it seeds easily in my back, wildish area, likely thanks to birds disbursing the seeds. For my conditions, the best thing […]
Lilacs are EVERYWHERE!!!
It’s been a truly gorgeous spring week here, with loads of sunshine and cool temperatures that have encouraged petals to stay on stem and branch a bit longer than normal. Case in point is this Serviceberry, below. Normally petals blow off after about a week or 10 days. But that would be stretching it. They’ve […]