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.
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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