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PERENNIAL: Vernonia noveboracensis (New York Ironweed)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Fluffy deep purple blooms atop 8-foot tall sturdy stalks draw bees and butterflies from mid-summer into fall. Continue reading

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MGNV Interns Concoct Herbal Home Brews

Do you savor the flavorful taste and smell of freshly brewed homegrown herbal tea? Read about one of this year’s Intern projects focusing on growing herbs for tea at home. Continue reading

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Between the Rows – November Edition

Welcome veggie gardeners! 
It’s time to check out the November VCE Garden Guide for vegetable and herb gardening! Continue reading

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FERN: Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern)

This week’s Tried and True Plant for the Mid-Atlantic is the beautiful and impressive Ostrich Fern. Continue reading

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