Archive for May, 2017

Color Combo

My climbing rose and clematis are finally in full bloom. It appears my clematis might have a bit of something going on…leaf miner? or clematis wilt? Guess I’ll keep a watch out after giving it a shot of insecticidal soap. There doesn’t seem to be much wilt on the plant as yet. But if necessary the blooms will be picked and disposed of so next year hopefully it doesn’t return. Any other sugguestions?


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If you would like to see history come alive you are invited to
Friend-Hack House Museum, 775 County Street, Milan, Michigan for their
annual Spring Open House, Saturday, May 6 from 10am to 3pm and Sunday,
May 7 from 1pm to 4pm. The Hack House is a 1886 historical home and
will be open for tours. It has been listed on the U.S. National
Register of Historic Places since 1991. Milan Garden Club will be
selling perennials and the Milan Historical Society will be selling
hanging baskets rain or shine. The “sock lady” will be there selling
beautiful wool socks knitted on a 100 year old loom. Hack House grounds
are planted and maintained by Milan Garden Club. We hope you will stop
by and say hello!

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