Tag: Flowering Spurge

The Lurie Garden in August

So yesterday Judy and I went to the Lurie Garden to see how things were progressing.

Euphoric Over Euphorbia?

No, not euphoric really, though I found it impossible to resist the double alliteration. But I am pleased that the Euphorbia corollata I planted about five years ago is finally establishing itself. This plant is native to Illinois and goes by the common names of Flowering Spurge or Prairie Baby’s Breath. I stick with the …

A Visit To The Garden Of Pat Hill

Recently I got acquainted online with Pat Hill, author of Design Your Natural Midwest Garden. Pat’s book had a big influence on me, and I think it is an important book for any gardener interested in designing with native plants. ┬áPat is a garden writer and designer, and is active in promoting natural landscapes. She …