The Gardenangelists

Well, We Tried to Make Insects the Overall Theme

October 13, 2021 Carol Michel, Dee Nash Season 3 Episode 49
The Gardenangelists
Well, We Tried to Make Insects the Overall Theme
Show Notes

Dee and Carol tried to make insects the overall theme for this week's podcast which is all about late-blooming flowers for pollinators, leaving the leaves for the insects, some cool books, and a wonderful documentary called The Love Bugs.

Some links:

National Garden Club's Blog post on overwintering pelargoniums indoors by Peggy Riccio

Dee's latest segment on Oklahoma Gardening

Dee's new hydrangea from Proven Winners  Fairytrail Bride® Cascade Hydrangea.
Carol's new hydrangeas from Proven Winners include Invincibelle Garnetta® and Quick Fire Fab®. Fairytrail Bride® isn't hardy enough for Carol's garden!
Also, Hydrangea 'Bobo®' from Proven Winners

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Solidago shortii 'Solar Cascade' - Plant Finder
Golden Torch Goldenrod

https://xerces.org  for more info on overwintering insects.

On the Bookshelf: The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees, by Doug Tallamy

Rabbit Holes:  Red Land Cotton Sheets and American Blanket Company.

Bringing Nature Home, by Doug Tallamy,   Aldo Leopold’s classic A Sand County Almanac, and Tales from the Ant World, by Edward O. Wilson, Pastoral Song, by James Rebanks. 

Dirt:  POV | The Love Bugs, a wonderful documentary.

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