Public Garden Lura Rae Steiner was a botanist and nature lover, and also a devoted and very generous Friend of the Goodnight Memorial Public Library (GMPL) in Franklin, Kentucky. The native-plant landscaping around the building has been named Lura Rae Steiner Memorial Gardens in her honor. They include a Monarch Patch, a woodland grove on […] Continue reading "Lura Rae Steiner Memorial Gardens"
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We were able to have a quick tour of the Warren County Extension Master Gardeners Certified Monarch Waystation between much-needed rain showers and blustery winds. Kathee Morgeson gave us an informative introduction to how the Waystation gardens were established last year as a Warren County Master Gardeners research project. Many species of butterflies, moths, and […] Continue reading "Monarch Waystation Tour"
A list of relatively close by native plant nurseries so you can add to your native garden! Busy Bee Nursery and Consulting – Barren County, KY https://busybeenurseryandconsulting.com/ On facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusyBeeNurseryandConsulting Dropseed Native Plant Nursery – Goshen, KY https://www.dropseednursery.com/ On facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dropseed-Native-Plant-Nursery-119164238210182 Ironweed Native Plant Nursery – Columbia, KY https://www.ironweednursery.com/ On facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ironweednursery/ Pick n Grin […] Continue reading "Native Plant Nurseries"