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Jack in the Pulpit

Jack in the pulpit wildflower in Wisconsin

Jack in the Pulpit

A common woodland plant that produces purple-spotted and striped leaves in the spring (April–May).

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Pink Garden Phlox

Pink Garden Phlox - Crisp, Clean Color Summer to Fall for Flower Gardens

Pink Garden Phlox

Perennial that is planted as the backbone in my flower garden. The Purplish-pink flowers provide crisp, clean color all summer long and into fall and a fragrance that welcomes any garden visitor.

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Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

I’m a person that likes to see and hold my bulbs in my hand when selecting garden plant bulbs. So, ordering my bulbs from an online source is out of the question for me. But, sometimes, it happens that I have to order online.  In that case I cross my fingers and hope I get good ones.  After they arrive I still go over the 4 simple steps below.  If they fail, the postmaster will get them back.
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Forget Me Not Wildflower

Forget Me Not Wildflower- Wisconsin wildflower is a perennial wildflower that is most often found in woodland gardens, along creek beds or in wetland areas with rich soil. They will tolerate sun and shade but like damp soil.

Forget Me Not Wildflower

Where They Are Found:
The forget me not wildflower is a perennial wildflower that is most often found in woodland gardens, along creek beds or in wetland areas with rich soil.  The will tolerate sun and shade but like damp soil.
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10 Wildflowers that Attract Birds to Your Yard

10 Wildflowers That Attract Birds to Your Yard If you want to attract birds to your yard and also would like to add a splash of color with flowers, might I suggest the best of both worlds? Wildflowers are native to the United States. They are easy to grow in most soils. They are beautiful and birds like chickadees, bluebirds, nuthatches, cardinals, blue jays, titmice, orioles and a whole slew of additional birds will visit them during the growing season.

10 Wildflowers That Attract Birds to Your Yard

If you want to attract birds to your yard and also would like to add a splash of color with flowers, might I suggest the best of both worlds?

Below are 10 wildflowers that you can plant in your yard that birds enjoy.  As an added bonus, they are all easy to grow because they are native to the United States. Most attract beautiful butterflies too.
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Overwintering Geraniums

Overwintering Geraniums

I try to keep myself busy with a multitude of home and garden project during the winter.  This year, I wanted to test a theory a friend passed along about overwintering geraniums.

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Old Wash Tub Flower Pots

Old Wash Tub Flower Pots

I use old washtub flower pots and aluminum pails that I pick up at thrift shops and at yard sales all the time.

I will always purchase a few here and there to plant my annuals in.  They make excellent focal points in the yard.

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Poinsettia Care

The do's and don'ts of poinsettia care. Keep your plant healthy and blooming throughout the Christmas season.

Poinsettia Care

The do’s and don’ts of poinsettia care. Keep your plant healthy and blooming throughout the Christmas season.

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