Monarch on a Common Milkweed

Zizia aurea, Golden Alexander in early May

Wild Bergamot late July

Wild Senna in late July

Blue Indigo in full bloom  

Shining Blue Star in late May

​Native to Central United States

Common Violet in spring

Prairie Dropseed with Bush's Coneflower 

Eryngium yuccifolium, Rattlesnake Master

Coreopsis lanceolata

Monarch on a Rose Milkweed.

May 2019 early stages of our woodland garden

Blue Flag Iris early June

Ohio Spiderwort blooming in Prairie 

Verbena stricta, Hoary Vervain

A nice place to sit and watch nature

Monarch Caterpillar enjoying a Common Milkweed

Partridge Pea, Wild Quinine and Wild Bergamot 

Glade Mallow in Prairie

Vernonia fasciculata, Common Ironweed plant. The nectar of the flowers attracts many different butterflies along with various bees.              

Gazebol in summer.  A great place to sit and relax

Sept 2022 Woodland Garden

New Jersey Tea in full bloom

Bees collecting pollen on a Stiff Goldenrod

Geranium maculatum, Wild Geranium

Solidago speciosa, Showy Goldenrod in fall

Hill top bed in late summer

Liatris ligulistylis and Rudbeckia fulgida

Carex grayi in early November