Tag Archives: coneflower

Making Wildflower Babies in March!!

Congratulations! You’ve decided to embrace the magical world of wildflowers! You’re completely psyched and can barely wait to welcome pollinators and beneficial bugs to your beautiful backyard blooms. But wait! It’s almost April! Is it too late? Not by a … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day !!

Oh Happy Day! Fall is a complicated time emotionally for most of us. Autumn begins with the upbeat excitement of new beginnings; that start-of–the-school-year feeling mingled with the crisp air and colour explosions of autumn. Then, a certain darkness descends. … Continue reading

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Milkweed and Mimicry

There are certain issues that need to be talked about, shared, and really drilled into people’s minds.  I, however, am getting tired of addressing this issue.  Not because it’s not important, but because it’s so important that everyone should know, … Continue reading

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The Gift of Wild

With the holidays all but upon us, I can guarantee there are some of you reading this who still haven’t finished their shopping.  Some of you haven’t started…am I right, Dad? But, thanks to the miracle of technology, you last … Continue reading

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Seed Science for the Non-Scientist

I’m not sure about the entire continent of North America, but here in Ontario, summer seems to just be getting started.  Looking at the forecast, though, it’s looking like it’s going to be a short one.  Don’t let this warm … Continue reading

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Enter the Echinacea

In a casual stroll about the Wildflower Farm, I started to notice just how many coneflower species are growing amongst the myriad of mid-summer bloomers.  At my home, I have a few growing but they’re late this year and definitely … Continue reading

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