What’s Blooming Now? April 6, 2019

Spring natives are starting to flower in our backyard habitat. Currently in bloom or just getting started to bloom are two of my favorites: Columbine and Shooting Star. Feature photo […]

Part 2: Early Spring Plants in Backyard Habitats

Glechoma hederacea is known by many common names: Creeping charlie or ground ivy are the most used. It’s a non-native, invasive, allelopathic plant belonging to the Mint family. When I […]

Part 3: Early Spring Plants in Backyard Habitats

Ornithogalum umbellatum, common name Star-of-Bethlehem lily, is a member of the Lily family. It is a non-native that has become naturalized in some yards and gardens. The small white flowers […]