Help Save the Bees with these 5 Herbs

Doing Our Part to Save the Bees with 5 Simple Herbs

 

Let’s be honest – we live in a society that consists of bandwagons.  And that’s fine.  We all need to forge our own little space on this giant rock.  But if you’re someone like me, a fairly simple person, then this past year was slightly nauseating.  That being said, I do have a bandwagon that everyone can join.

 

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2017 Perennial Plant of the Year: Asclepias tuberosa

2017 Perennial Plant of the Year: Asclepias tuberosa

 

Butterfly lovers unite and rejoice;  Asclepias tuberosa has been labeled the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year™ by the Perennial Plant Association!  And with good reason since this spectacular milkweed is a super-food in the butterfly world and a great addition to any garden.  Here’s what you need to know about Asclepias tuberosa:

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How and When to Winterize Your Perennials

Pruning all your perennials down in the fall seems like it would be the correct thing to do, right?  I get it, you have beautiful fall weather, you’re already raking leaves and it just makes sense to cut down the perennials and move on with the up-coming holiday season.  Unfortunately what we want and what our plants need aren’t always the same thing.  Here are answers to some common perennial winterization questions.

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