Pussy Willow (Salix discolor): Spring Flowering Tree

  Last summer I came across the Pussy Willow shrub somewhere among my research. I had always seen its stems put into floral arrangements (or even faux ones that light up!) but never really thought of it much as a plant. The native variety around Kentucky, and much of North America┬áis Salix discolor. Of courseContinue reading “Pussy Willow (Salix discolor): Spring Flowering Tree”

Spring in Kentucky

The weather has really changed in Kentucky in the past 3 weeks. (Even though overnight we got another snow shower and it’s 40 degrees outside)! Just this past weekend it reached 80 degrees. On some of the warm days after a rain shower, plants would change within a few hours. Here are a few thingsContinue reading “Spring in Kentucky”