Birds and Blooms Blog

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Weed or Wildflower Spanish Needle

Weed or Wildflower?

In a wildlife garden, nearly every plant serves a purpose, whether weed or wildflower.

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Common Swallowtail Butterflies

The sight of a swallowtail in the garden is always exciting. Learn about the most common swallowtail butterflies in the U.S.

Growing Hibiscus

Growing Hibiscus Outside and In

The blooms of this popular tropical shrub are real showstoppers. Get tips for growing hibiscus outside or indoors.

A Dye Garden from History

A Dye Garden From History

See the plants that make up the dye garden at the weaver’s cottage in historic Roscoe Village.