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2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Periwinkle (Vinca minor)
Unfortunately still commonly sold as a ground cover, this trailing vine can escape cultivation and spread rapidly into natural areas. It is classified as invasive throughout the eastern United States, including Arlington and Alexandria. Continue reading
Welcome Herb Gardeners to the Spring supplement to the monthly newsletter, Between the Rows: A Guide to Vegetable Gardening.
This guide provides additional information on growing and using garden herbs. Continue reading
Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
This low, spreading ground cover forms a star-studded mat of velvety foliage that is as attractive at the front of a formal border as it is in a naturalistic setting. In the Mid-Atlantic Region,* it is mostly found in Virginia, where it is common in the Piedmont and lower mountains. Continue reading
Spring is a season of hope and renewal and yet we find ourselves battling together, in isolation, an unseen enemy–coronavirus or COVID-19. Staying home, does not necessarily mean staying indoors and physically distancing ourselves from one another does not mean distancing ourselves from nature. Continue reading