12 Native Plants for Food and Medicine
Garden with these native plants for food and medicine, to provide for both humans and wildlife. Edibility, medicinal uses, and wildlife value are summarized for each plant. These herbs have a rich Native American ethnobotany, and as native plants, they support native wildlife. Some are favorites of foragers and other are favorites of herbalists. Great for a permaculture garden!
Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum) is a distinctive prairie wildflower with irresistible pink feathery seed heads. Each flowering stem holds three nodding pink bell-shaped flowers. Once the flowers are fertilized, the real show begins as the nodding blooms transform into upright clusters of wispy pink plumes …
Michigan Plants: Trillium - Absolute Michigan
Large-flowered Trillium by ER Post The most common species of trillium in Michigan is Trillium Grandiflorum or the Large-flowered Trillium. This plant has a large, often white three-petaled flower above three broad bracts that look like leaves. Picking the flowers of Trillium can seriously injure the plant. The three leaves below the flower are the […]
Ratibida pinnata, commonly called Yellow Coneflower, is native to prairies and savannas throughout the midwest. A tall slender plant with rough leaves and stem, yellow coneflower has a cheerful, airy quality - the daisy like flowers have soft …
8 Fall-Blooming Native Plants You'll Love for Adding Late-Season Color to Your Garden
Native across much of North America, these perennials (and one shrub) bloom late in the season and often keep going until frost. Plant them throughout your landscape to extend the floral show, as well as provide food for many pollinators that are still out foraging until winter begins.
Native Plants | Prairie Nursery
Prairie Nursery is a native plant nursery offering a wide selection of native plants, wildflowers, grasses, shrubs & ferns for ecological gardens & landscapes.
12 Summer Perennials for a Colorful Garden - Garden Design
Discover 12 plants that will add rich color and beautiful flowers to your late summer garden. Landscape designer Nick McCullough shares his favorite perennials and biennials that bloom in the heat.
20+ Best Spring Flowers for Your Garden - Home and Gardens
Bloodroot flowers - This herbaceous spring perennial flower makes its appearance in March, shooting up white flowers that last until late spring. It's one of the best flowers to plant in spring and a good fit for either a shaded or woodland garden.