Tag: Native Shrubs

2 Wild Currants for Native Plant Gardens

Clove Currant

Every year I like to give a little push for 2 native Currants that, I believe, could be more widely utilized in home landscapes.

Currant Events in the Garden

The Wild Currant (Ribes americanum) begins to bloom just as Clove Currant (Ribes odoratum) is finishing up. Right now the Wild Currants are just loaded with dangling yellow flowers – more of a soft greenish yellow, as opposed to the bright yellow of Clove Currant. As with the Clove Currant, our Wild Currant plants seem …