Category Archives: MG in the Garden

Continuing Tradition, Introducing Change: The Quarry Shade Garden

The new(ish) leadership of our Quarry Shade Demonstration Garden has reinvigorated the garden with more native plants. Continue reading

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VINE: Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Low maintenance and showy, Trumpet Honeysuckle blooms intermittently until frost. Check out Mary Free’s video of Hummingbirds feasting on Lonicera flowers.  Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)

This week’s Tried and True selection is the perennial Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead). Its white tubular Snapdragon-like flowers are said to resemble turtle heads. Continue reading

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Between the Rows – August Edition

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

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TREE: Oxydendrum arboreum (Sourwood)

Oxydendrum arboreum (the Sourwood tree) is this week’s selection for Tried and True Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine)

Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine) is this week’s selection for Tried and True Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Continue reading

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