Sequence of Bloom in Your Wildlife Garden. Good advice. Steps to figure out when to add color. Includes a list of common natives with longlasting blooms and a sequence of flowers that bloom from spring to fall.
One of the primary principles of organic gardening is that of working with nature, using native resources and natural cycles to increase the abundance and health properties of the plants we grow. Many organic gardeners, however, are not acquainted with the valuable natural ally that embodies that core concept: mycorrhizal fungi. (For an introduction to mycorrhizal fungi, see Pay Dirt,)