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During the past few days, I've been attempting to capture a few memories of this incredible October we're experiencing. Words seem insufficient to accurately describe it. So, here's a nearly wordless tour of my community's autumn color in no particular order:All photos were taken in Madison and McFarland, Wis. I'm [...]
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
uncovered bulbs in containers
Monday was a holiday, and I spent it planting 160 Tulips into 11 containers. Plus a 12th container I planted with ‘City of Haarlem’ Hyacinths (Hyacinthus orientalis). 12 containers full of tulip and other bulbs. There seems to be a fair amount of interest in planting Tulips in containers, so I’m doing [...]
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
The appearance of the above bright beauties (Zinnia ‘Purple Prince’, Tithonia ‘Torch’ and Dahlia ‘Bishop of Llandaff’) on Garden Bloggers Blooms Day this October is, like last month and even the month before, very misleading as they are other blooms and few and far between in the garden. Nevertheless, they [...]
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
I always have to have at least one pot of coleus to brighten the porch area. A couple of 4″ pots from the super market soon fill a good sized pot with color to rival any blossom. Each year there’s a new batch of varieties from which to choose. The name [...]
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
The days of bountiful bloom are past, but looking around with blooms in mind, a surprising number caught my eye. Nicotiana sylvestris fell prey to nibbling deer as it was just getting ready to bloom. I was irked, but the plant reacted by branching out and producing more flowers. Now [...]
Wed, Oct 15, 2014
Packing up plants for the winter is not something I look forward to, as it means summer is over and the colder months are lying ahead. The perk of it though is I get to inspect the plants more more closely than I would when they are actually out on [...]
Wed, Oct 15, 2014