I managed to distract myself this afternoon by working on a revision of a long-given theme: Creating a Naturalistic Garden. I’ve called this “Gardening for Nature” or “Creating a Natural Garden” — etc. in the past. I’ve talked about this now for decades, promoting native plants in naturalistic landscapes.
A recent physically-distanced walk with a gardening friend had us happen upon an unfamiliar native (to me).
Working on my program this afternoon, looking at Larry Mellichamp’s great book about Native Plants of the Southeast, I realized what it was: Pale Indian Plaintain (Cacalia atriplicifolia), now it’s
Finally, a link to piece about a recent pocket meadow program that I did. The young Americorp volunteer did a nice job.