Monthly Archives: October 2018

the Caterpillar and the exoSkeleton – a Halloween Video

Oooh – Happy Halloween! These creepy crawly caterpillars eat their own skins! Continue reading

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Fall Fruit at Glencarlyn Garden

Learn all about Diospyros virginiana, the common or American persimmon, a plant native to the eastern and midwestern United States – with a delicious persimmon recipe as well. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Eurybia divaricata (White Wood Aster)

This week’s Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic is the ground cover Eurybia divaricata (White Wood Aster). This sprawling aster traditionally blooms in late summer to early fall with numerous clusters of small white flowers. Continue reading

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November/December 2018 Public Education Events

Get ready for the coming seasons with Extension Master Gardeners!
Register for these classes in November & December – Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them; Putting Your Garden to Bed; Gardening to Attract Wildlife in a Yard of Any Size and The Edible Oasis: Permaculture Ideas for Small Urban Yards.

The Extension Master Gardener Help Desk is open year round, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Continue reading

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