- Annual Flowers
- Bloominati Work
- Flower Pots
- Native Plants
- Ohio Native Trees
- Ohio Wildlife
- Spring Native Plants
Native Host Plants for Butterflies
Native plants, trees, and shrubs that can be eaten by larval caterpillars are called host plants. Native host plants need planted in droves
Spring is My New Second Favorite Season
All of the seasons working simultaneously — creating the perfect storm of birth. For these reasons, spring is my new second favorite season.
The Dead are Still Here
Frustrated by the lack of interesting pots both online and in the stores, I asked my arty man to design the above pots, without knowing that this pot would hold the spirit of his dead teen stepson son, just 5 months later.
The 2018 Ephiphany & Ethical Floral Boquets
The choice was made to make only ethical floral bouquets in the same way in which I fashioned this one; with less than perfect flowers, already gripped by death.
Ohio Native Bees Love the Native Obedient Plant
Flowers on these plants will hold the tiniest native bees to the chubbiest of bumblebees inside them. When viewed from any angle you’ll find that the flowers are loaded with bee butts and dangling legs!
Feed the Bees with Spring Blooming Native Plants
The bees will “do what they gotta do” to get their food as long as you have put a plant there for them!
Green Bottle Flies: Aren’t Filthy Little Bastards
I find the complaint of flies as “filthy little bastards” maddening at times. Yes, this guy/gal lands on and eats dead stuff, as well as shit,- yes shit. But guess what – so do butterflies and I NEVER hear people say, “omfg, they are sooooo DIRTY.” You know why? Because butterflies are pretty so their love of filth is overlooked. While I wouldn’t want a ton of flies landing on my food – I wouldn’t want filthy butterflies on it either.
Ashley’s Newly Planted Pollinator Garden
This spunky 21 year-old is living in her first house with her boyfriend and doing what all young girls do – beautifying the nest! Inspired by a desire for biodiversity in her yard; she wasn’t hindered by the potential road blockers that were ahead of her: starting from scratch on a typical grass lawn, a tight budget, and pets.