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ANTdrew's Native Plants and Ants Journal

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#181 Offline ANTdrew - Posted June 1 2021 - 4:49 AM

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Update 6-1-2021

 

I figured it was time for an update in here. I wanted to share a before and after photo of the front bed I am rebuilding after all the plants were destroyed during home repairs last summer. All of these plants were volunteers or raised from seeds, except for some Liatris bulbs I bought at the garden center. The total cost for this project was probably under $30.

 

Before:

IMG 7594
 
After:
IMG 9923
 
The plants I have in the bed now are:
Penstemon digitalis (blooming)
Rudbeckia hirta
Rudbeckia fulgida
Monarda fistulosa
Echinacea purpurea
Liatris spicata
Zizia aurea
Chaemachrista fasiculata
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Oenothera speciosa
Cosmsos

 


Edited by ANTdrew, June 1 2021 - 5:35 AM.

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#182 Offline Antcatcherpro3 - Posted June 1 2021 - 8:14 AM

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Someone probably would of already said this, but I like the name plants and ants, it rhymes well.


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