Yarrow is a beautiful perennial plant that attracts pollinators!

bouquet of yarrow

I love yarrow (Achillea millefolium).  If I could, I’d have a whole field full of yarrow in all its glorious colors.  Be aware, though, that yarrow is a super spreader!  I planted some white yarrow in two different areas a few years ago and each year I work at removing new seedlings from the front … Read more

Hell Strip Project Day 2

I first heard the term “Hell Strip” in our Master Gardener Intern year Water Conservation class.  It’s that narrow piece of yard between the sidewalk and the street.  In my yard it’s been mostly weeds, as we don’t have a sprinkler system and we don’t water the yard.  The reason this was discussed in class … Read more

January 2018 Goals Wrap-Up

January was a very busy month, with quite a bit accomplished.  Unfortunately, it seemed to be a short month (were there really 31 days in this January) and I have not completed my goals list, so there will be some carry-over into February.  We all knew this would happen, didn’t we? Here’s the list I … Read more