Bobbie’s World

Veronicastrum virginicum – Culver’s Root

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A very special perennial, Veronicastrum virginicum is one of the architectural gems of the garden. It stands as.

PPA in Chicago

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For those who don’t know, PPA is the Perennial Plant Association to which I have belonged since 1984..

Astilbe Update

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Astilbe are a mainstay of the shady garden but they will also thrive in full sun if sufficient.

In the Garden – Here and Elsewhere

July 6, 2019 Uncategorized
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From one extreme to the other: Cool and rainy to hot and dry with a few thunderstorms interspersed..

Weeds, Flowers, and Weather

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The erratic nature of the weather is driving all of us gardeners to distraction. What do we do.

Asclepias incarnata – Swamp Milkweed

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Most of the discussion over the past few years about planting milkweed to help migrating Monarch butterflies has.