perennial seed starting 11.19.20

I've collected perennial seeds in the past and started them in small pots, but after I watched this video about seed starting, created by the park staff where I live in Dane County, Wisconsin, I decided to "go bigger!" Perennial seeds in the midwest need a cold period to germinate, so they have to spend … Continue reading perennial seed starting 11.19.20

late-summer garden 8.24.2017

The late-summer light brings on a change in feeling/emotion for me. Rather nostalgic, and in a good way. I always considered autumn my favorite time of year here in what we call the "midwest" of the United States. Perhaps it's because this year's weather has been unusually cool-- or perhaps it's the angle of the … Continue reading late-summer garden 8.24.2017