Native plants are ideal for creating a perfect place for birds, butterflies, bees, and all pollinators to flourish. Native plants also are hardier and more disease resistant. Here are 9 beautiful ones for the Midwest that you want in your yard. 2. Spiderwort This is … [Read more...] about 9 Beautiful Native Plants You Need for Your Midwest Garden
I know all too well how easy it is to let the garden go in the "dog days of summer." Don't give up on your hard work yet! Here are 5 important things to check off your to-do list for a healthy August garden. It's easy to be all gung-ho at the beginning of the planting … [Read more...] about Want a Healthy August Garden? Do These 5 Important Things.
Most of us have grown up to view most insects as being something to eliminate, and I'm here to encourage you to see them for what they are, well most of them anyway, and that is beneficial. Let's explore 9 garden pests that you may want to protect, and how you can do that. … [Read more...] about When Garden Pests Aren’t Pests – 9 Insects You May Want to Protect