Monthly archive July, 2012
Color, Color, and MORE Color!

Color, Color, and MORE Color!

Are you passionate about purple? Gung-ho for green? Whimsical about white? Have you ever considered planting a monochromatic garden? This fall could be the season to try it! Creating a monochromatic garden (that is, one of all the same bloom color) can make quite an impact. Keeping a color consistent throughout your garden can be...
Rain on the Rooftop

Rain on the Rooftop

(Image Source: Jamie Anderson) I’ve never been so happy to hear raindrops in my life. Here in the Upper Midwest, like much of the United States, we’ve been suffering from severe drought. According to the Wisconsin State Climatology Office, the southeastern Wisconsin area saw a combined total of less than 1″ of precipitation between June...
Beautiful Beardeds

Beautiful Beardeds

July is kind of a funny time in the “bulb world”. It’s really too late to plant summer blooming bulbs and it’s much too early to plant spring blooming ones. Therefore, there’s not much going on in the way of planting. Hopefully by now, you are enjoying the progress of the bulbs you planted this...