Birds and Blooms Blog

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Painted Bunting

In Search of a Painted Bunting

Painted Buntings make just about every birder’s life list. My quest to see one was easier than I thought – once I looked in the right place.

Gomphrena in the Flower Garden Mix

Gomphrena in the Flower Garden

Gomphrena, also called Globe Amaranth, is an easy-to-grow annual for any flower garden and makes a great addition to dried bouquets.

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Garden Travels: Olbrich Botanical Gardens

The Olbrich Botanical Gardens are filled with beauty while showcasing sustainable methods of gardening – a place well worth a visit in your garden travels.