Monthly Archives: March 2012

Early Spring

Amazing early spring, ice is gone from lakes in mid March, and several 70 degree days have made it look and feel like May! Magnolias, apricots, hellebores are all in bloom as of March 26. On March 24, I saw … Continue reading

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Carex ‘Ice Dance’

Carex ‘Ice Dance’ remained almost evergreen the winter of 2011-12, due to mild temperatures and adequate snow cover.

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Little bluestem in March

Little bluestem is the orange or pumpkin colored upright grass that stands out in the Arboretum prairie.

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