I created our wooded area many years ago. I have been transplanting from plant rescues and native plant sales, but this one came on its own. Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum). Although often considered a weed, it is a native plant and a godsend for our early pollinators looking … [Read more...]
Archives for May 2023
No Mow May — What?
Wonder why some lawns don't get mowed until June? May is the start of the pollinator season, but only if there are enough plants to pollinate and host. Read Here's What to Know About the "No Mow May" Movement. Of particular note are what Doug Tallamy and Tamson Yeh said in this article. Having … [Read more...]
Over-the-Counter Native Plant Sale May 20
WOFVA's Over-the-Counter Native Plant Sale May 20th We invite you to join us for the over-the-counter native plant sale. The Wild Ones Fox Valley Area Chapter's (WOFVA) 23rd Annual Native Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 20th, at the WILD Center, 2285 Butte des Morts Beach Road in … [Read more...]
Conserve and Restore America’s Lands and Water
Briskly venturing and roaming, some are washing off sins and cobweb cares of the devil's spinning in all-day storms on mountains; sauntering in rosiny pinewoods or in gentian meadows, brushing through chaparral, bending down and parting sweet, flowery sprays; tracing rivers to their sources, getting … [Read more...]