Commonly known as coneflower, the Echinacea is a delightful addition to any garden in USDA Zones 3-8.
Home & Garden
When warmer weather arrives after a long winter, many gardeners are only too glad to trade in their screens and gadgets and get outside to do some garden prepping, planting, weeding and watering.
This spring has brought upon us high rainfall amounts in much of the United States including Wisconsin. So it’s only natural to predict a “bumper crop” of mosquitos and ticks.
There are many effective ways to control weeds without resorting to the use of chemical herbicides, with the easiest and most accessible being mulch.
Gardeners know digging, planting, harvesting and even viewing a garden is good for the mind, body and spirit. It improves strength and flexibility, lowers blood pressure and elevates our mood.