The 45mph garden

Catalpa (C. speciosa) sports big, fragrant flowers when many others trees are done and gone to green. It catches the eye!

Catalpa (C. speciosa) sports big, fragrant flowers when many others trees are done and gone to green. It catches the eye!

You can put a gardener behind the wheel...

...but you can't take the flowers out of his eyes.

In this department, we look at what catches driver's eyes and raises questions week by week, and wander off-road into what we can learn there. The newest 45 mph sitings are listed here (below). More can be found by season in Ensemble weekly editions.

Cedar Color Change: When cedars (Virginia junipers) go suddenly from gray-green to burnt sienna, these gardeners pull to the shoulder to see what's up. In this report from What's Coming UpĀ #222 we show you what we found.

Spicebush sex: When hazy woods lead to dusty revelation. For the gardener hoping for fruit from a spicebush.

Whoa! That cedar was GREEN yesterday!

Whoa! That cedar was GREEN yesterday!