By joenesgarden, 1 year and 5 months ago

Ornamental grass Miscanthus self-sows into a Gardening Oops.

You may be surprised to learn that a miscanthus grass is on the Connecticut Invasive Plant List. The miscanthus in your yard may not be the specific one listed as invasive in Connecticut, but it still may be one that self-sows like the many miscanthus growing on my little piece of Earth.  Self-sowing miscanthus are the topic of my November 2012 Gardening Oops – GOOPs for short.

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By joenesgarden, 3 years and 4 months ago

Yikes! It’s December!

Wow, talk about sneaking up on me. Last night I went to bed with my head still firmly planted in November. This morning I awoke to December. How did the last month of 2010 sneak up on me? I'm not prepared for winter's chill or winter's snow and this is my confession, my gardening faux pas, my Gardening Oops or GOOPs for short. Today, being the first of December, marks my day to share a gardening blunder, or in the case of this month, a gardener's procrastination.

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By joenesgarden, 3 years and 5 months ago

Determination and resolution – a Connecticut Garden in November

November is at the half-point – the time when garden bloggers share what they find blooming in their gardens through the meme, Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, run by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. After a cup of warm morning coffee I took a stroll in my Connecticut gardens to see what my camera could catch.

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