Category Archives: MG in the Garden

PERENNIAL: Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster)

Symphiotrichum cordifolium, Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Formerly classified as Aster cordifolius, this native, found along forest edges and ledges in the eastern half of North America, would be a welcome addition in a residential shade garden. When summer flowers are fading through mid fall, the delicate blue flowers of this prolific bloomer attract numerous pollinators. 
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FERN: Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon Fern)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Whether by themselves on the woodland floor or coming through shade-tolerant ornamentals, Cinnamon Fern fronds are beautiful when they unfurl in spring and then turn vibrant shades of gold and orange in fall. Continue reading

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Between the Rows – October Edition

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

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Fall Herb Supplement

Welcome HERB gardeners!
It’s time to check out the Fall Herb Supplement to the monthly post, Between the Rows – A Guide to Vegetable Gardening for vegetable and herb gardening! Continue reading

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