Category Archives: Plants

Dog roses to knock out: A winner


My sister recently relocated her family, is planning her gardens at her new home, and asked my two-cents on her plan. My first thought was, “where are the roses?” She said she’s tried roses numerous times at different addresses in … Continue reading

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Tarragon: King of herbs


Last weekend, we visited the newly reopened Stamm House. The food and service was good, the décor and ambiance magnificent, and the noise level not so good. For me the highlight was a tarragon infused signature Manhattan.

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Growing Your Own Salad


This blog article makes me a little nervous because typically I research and make sure I know the ins-and-outs of any gardening advice or know-how I pass on my thoughts. This is a case where I was feeling like growing … Continue reading

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Which daylilies should I add to my garden?


Aren’t daylilies the best? From the orange ditch lilies in front of every farmhouse in Wisconsin to the beauties cultivated by the Wisconsin Daylily Society, I love them all. Easy to grow. Easy to maintain. And so many choices. I’d … Continue reading

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