Book Review: Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds: A Bird-by-Bird Guide to Favored Plants by Rachel Lanicci

I almost didn’t get to this book from the large stack of books I checked out of the library, but I’m glad I did.  Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds: A Bird-by-Bird Guide to Favored Plants by Rachael Lanicci is an excellent resource for gardeners wishing to bring birds into their garden.  It is organized, informative,Continue reading “Book Review: Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds: A Bird-by-Bird Guide to Favored Plants by Rachel Lanicci”

Weekly Nursery Update – June 26

On Saturday of last week we left on vacation and stayed through Wednesday morning, so not a lot happened in the nursery.  The vacation was great.  We went to a cabin on Edinboro Lake in Edinboro, PA.  It was a great getaway.  We were able to kayak, swim, fish, birdwatch, and much more. We stayedContinue reading “Weekly Nursery Update – June 26”

Native Plant Spotlight – Purple Coneflower

Native to North America, Purple Coneflower, or Echinacea is a great addition to any garden.  This plant is great for pollinators, as a food-source for wildlife, and is drought tolerant and deer resistant.   I have a row of this hearty perennial along my driveway.  It is very low maintenance.  Some weeks grow between them, mostlyContinue reading “Native Plant Spotlight – Purple Coneflower”