Hemerocallis, most commonly known as the daylily, is sometimes considered the perfect perennial. Hemerocallis means “Beauty for a Day”, a fitting name since the bloom of the Daylily typically lasts […]
Meet the Plant: Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa, commonly known as Butterfly milkweed, is a perennial flower found in most of the Continental United States and the eastern part of Canada. This flower grows to be […]
Will it Grow Here?
Have you ever seen a new or peculiar plant, and wondered if it would grow in your area? The most important factor limiting plant growth across large geographic regions (other […]
Restoring the Forests of Kentucky
Although this tree may seem unfamiliar to many people today, it once played a crucial role in the survival of people in Kentucky. The American chestnut (Casteana dentata) was once […]