1. Woodland shade gardens in Oakbrook

    April 10, 2013 by MAX

    Forest natives come to life anytime now. This April has been so cold and wet (compared to last year) that we are behind on native wildflower blooms, but they are now popping. Bloodroot, Spring Beauty, and Toothwort (spring ephemeral) all found in remnant hardwood forests as seen here near Oak Brook Il:

    name refers to the blood like sap in the root

    The earliest of native perennial blooms in an Oak Brook woodland landscape and shade garden