Wildflowers on Ice

Schizachyrium scoparium on ice

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra

Several other bloggers are posting this week on the subject “Wildflowers in Winter,” so I’m joining in with some shots from my southeastern Pennsylvania meadow. All of these are from December 14, 2007, in between two periods of freezing rain.

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Arbors Revisited

White arbor in Ondra garden Emmaus 2000

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra

I recently acquired a scanner to turn slides into digital files, and I’ve been having fun sorting through slides of my previous garden. The scanning results haven’t been great, but since I found some images of the arbors and vines I had there, I figured this month’s Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop would be a good opportunity to try them out.

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Summer Wildflowers in PA

Asclepias syriaca
Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra

A number of other garden bloggers have been thinking ahead to warmer weather and posting pictures of their favorite summer wildflowers. What a great excuse to look through our photo archives and indulge in some color. So, here’s my contribution to the cause: a gallery of native forbs and grasses, all taken in sunny, mostly wet meadows here in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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