Podcasting Grasses with An Obsessive Neurotic Gardener
We love talking about ornamental grasses, so this one was a natural. Shannon Currey recorded a podcast with An Obsessive Neurotic Gardener.Read Post
John Markowski’s passion for gardening and grasses comes through in his online blog, An Obsessive Neurotic Gardener.
John writes delightful snippets about his life as a father, but his love of ornamental grasses brought this blog to our attention. He manages to make our mouths water with his beautiful photos and real-life grass portrayals gained from his home gardening experiences.
In a recent post, Checking Out More of My Ornamental Grasses, John features the view as he looks out over his summer garden. A photo highlights one of his favorite grasses, 2014 Perennial Plant of the Year™ Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ (Upright Switchgrass).
The Panicum’s blue-green leaves act as a backdrop for the hanging seed heads of native grass Chasmanthium latifolium (River Oats)—and the effect is stunning. John tells it like it is, noting his stand of River Oats is planted where they can “seed to their heart’s content…”
Whether you just caught the gardening bug, or it’s already “got you good,” check out An Obsessive Neurotic Gardener. It sure caught us!