July 1, 2020 Dwight Brown’s Urban Oasis, July in the Garden, Vale of York Naturalists Club, Illinois State Flower, July Poetry, The Earth Knows My Name by Patricia Klindienst, and Plant Explorer Finds Adventure in 1932

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Today we welcome the new month – July – and we remember the first meeting of the Vale of York Field Naturalists Club. We’ll also learn about the Illinois State Flower which was adopted on this day We’ll usher in the new month with some July poetry. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book…

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July 1, 2019 Martagon Lilies, Vale of York Field Naturalists Club, Illinois State Flower, the Violet, Joseph Hooker, Ann Taylor, Tree in the House by Annabelle Hickson, Dividing Flag Iris, and Frank Kingdon-Ward

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Martagon Lilies are in peak right now in most gardens. They bring the most beautiful architectural aspect and form to the garden; they are so exquisite. Offering a Turk’s cap-style bloom, Like many plants, Martagon colonies get better and better with age. Martagons like rich soil, and they will be grateful for a dusting of…

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