Monthly Archives: August 2018

PERENNIAL: Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic Found naturally in meadows, swamps, floodplains, and roadsides, Verbena hastata blooms throughout the summer and into autumn, longer than most other perennials.  Historically, it was thought to be a cure for many ailments, … Continue reading

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Simpson Park Gardens 25th Anniversary Open House

Come Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Simpson Park Gardens on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 1:00–3:00 p.m. Continue reading

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Summertime and the Herbs Are Abundant!

Basil is the late summer subject of the fourth in an occasional series of short articles featuring herbs grown in our Master Gardener Demonstration/Teaching Garden at the Glencarlyn Branch Library. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Eupatorium hyssopifolium

This week’s Tried and True is a “pollinator magnet.” Continue reading

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