Common Boneset Care and Use

Common Boneset Care and Use

Native to the marshes of North America, common boneset has a long history of use as a medicine and a lovely, recognizable appearance. It is still occasionally cultivated and harvested for its medicinal qualities. Gardeners also find it appealing as a native plant that draws pollinators. It grows thick and hairy in wet areas like…

Great blue Lobelia

Great blue Lobelia

The Great Blue Lobelia is a clump-forming perennial which grows large spikes featuring bright blue tubular flowers. The showy flowers form an elongated cluster on a leafy stem. This blue counterpart of the Cardinal Flower is the most desirable plant for woodland gardens since the blue flowers offer a welcome contrast to the yellows and…

Plants that Attract Monarch Butterflies
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Plants that Attract Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are superb pollinators, and if they are fed plants they enjoy, they will pollinate your entire garden. Butterflies require two kinds of plants to survive: host plants and food plants. Plant a monarch butterfly garden because their populations have been progressively dropping in recent decades, mostly due to habitat loss and pesticide usage….

Climate Change Adaptation for Gardeners
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Climate Change Adaptation for Gardeners

Unfortunately, climate change is threatening the gardening experience. There have been changes and more changes are coming. Fortunately, gardeners can play an important role to help adapt and mitigate the climate change threat and contribute to a greener future. We discuss climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies which are in our control, things you can…

How Proper Landscaping Can Prevent Basement Flooding
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How Proper Landscaping Can Prevent Basement Flooding

A quality landscaping service will go beyond just the way the exterior of a property looks. Of course, this is the main reason people hire a landscaping service, however, a quality landscaping service will go above and beyond the outside, the work done on the outside will carry into the interior of a property, specifically the basement.

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