Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Finding Winter Color

Winter blooms – not around here.

Winter color – that we have.

I was a bit surprised to find so much color in my yard, as I didn’t really notice the range until I looked at the pictures. Could it be that you too have more color in your garden than you realize? . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Finding Winter Color

OhWhatAWednesday – American Bittersweet

Here’s a hardy vine for you. It is December 30th, and American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens) looks this good in our Chicagoland zone 5. It has probably taken 5 years for it to twine around the deck posts and have berries. Looks to me like it was worth the wait. Now that it has decided to . . . → Read More: OhWhatAWednesday – American Bittersweet