"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.
Entered my first orchid show with this orchid. I was writing up cards, not really taking much notice of the judges fussing around my orchid. Turns out that the parentage of this orchid goes back to the species by only 4 generations and it has won…
"Patricia, that is sad about loosing so many finches, the white crowned sparrows are so cute, we get them in the spring for several weeks, they flipped seed around and dig to find more. They would eat under the feeders so none of the seed…"
"Yes I do like my sunsets here, thank-you. You have a nice stand of red Dianthus. I'm into edible flowers too. How do you keep the bugs out of your Columbine? Any time I ever grew them they got all full of bugs, since you can't eat them I…"
"I am so glad that the white crown sparrows have returned to Santa Barbara. I am enjoying watching them in my bird bath and throwing seed on the ground for them. I had such a tough summer with the house and purple finches. I would sometimes find 5 a…"