Collecting seeds from native plants in one area of my wildlife garden to spread throughout other areas of the garden.
This year I had an abundance of several species of wood asters growing happily in my front garden. I had the White Wood Aster (Eurybia divaricata, formerly Aster divaricatus), and the Blue Wood Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium, formerly Aster cordifolius) attracting a huge number of bees from late summer until now on the hillside garden.
Normally I would have dug several of these up to transplant them in the new wildlife garden out back, but I’ve been battling the invasive Bishops Weed for more than 13 years now in my front garden, and I have no desire to unintentionally spread this noxious pest into my back garden. So there will be no moving of plants from the front to the back.
So instead, I’m taking the next best course….read more about Seed Bombing My Wildlife Garden at Beautiful Wildlife Garden.
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