Monthly Archives: September 2019

GROUND COVER: Opuntia humifusa (Eastern Prickly-Pear)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Eastern Prickly-Pear (formerly O. compressa) is unique. Its natural habitat is in scattered pockets from Ontario, Canada, to Florida and Louisiana, rather than the Southwest. Continue reading

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Regional Gardens: Ladew Topiary Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens is known around the world for its topiary and flower gardens. See the gardens through the eyes and camera of Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)

The beautiful Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower) is great in butterfly, hummingbird, rain or woodland gardens or near fresh water’s edge. Continue reading

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Simpson Gardens Tuesday Strolls

Come to our monthly garden strolls at Simpson Demonstration Gardens. On the second Tuesday of each month of the growing season, 10 – 11:00 a.m., the Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be in the gardens to answer questions and provide information on sustainable gardening. Continue reading

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