Monthly Archives: April 2014

Happy 25th Anniversary Quarry/Shade Garden!

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Twenty-six years ago, Bon Air Park’s Quarry/Shade Garden was neither a quarry nor a garden. The 40‘ x 30’ site, once used as a quarry for inferior- grade building stone, sat idle and … Continue reading

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What happened to my shrubs?

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Do you recognize the plant on which the male Eastern tailed-blue is perching? It is a heath – Erica vagans ‘Yellow John’ – native to parts of Europe. Heaths are desirable, low maintenance, … Continue reading

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