"Heather, I've devised a system that worked well on a Master Gardener's bus tour, 50+ MG's asking questions throughout the whole yard. Place a 24" gladiola stake on the same side of representative plants; you might identify…"
"Thanks to both of you! I've been lost. I did not think of planting horizontal slopes. Do you cover the seeds with any type of soil or just let them be? I've been doing both- I did use side oats grama in my seed…"
"Still here Heather, haven't made much progress on my prairie. Was in the hospital all last summer and am just now pulling up last years excess weeds. A couple of suggestions, use anything you like that says low water requirements,…"
"We have a small acreage at church that we are allowing/encouraging to go back to native grasses and flowers. Keeping people off the property was the first step. Next we are trying to re-seed with seed balls that include Cone Flower, Big…"
Glad to see someone close to Omaha in this group. Was just in Lincoln a couple of weeks ago at a picnic in Antelope Park, drove around that area and there is so beautiful public flower gardens in the Lincoln area.
"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you. My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes. Living in Oklahoma is tough…"