Category Archives: MG in the Garden

🐝 🐝 BEE-havior: Bee Bottoms & Turtleheads

Pollinator Week 2020: BEE-havior: Bee Bottoms & Turtleheads

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PERENNIAL: Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly-weed)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Butterfly Weed is one of the showiest native wildflowers. Summer waves of orange blossoms brighten open fields, woods, and waysides. Later, spindle-shaped seed pods pierce the air in shades of green, yellow, brown. When pods split open, the seeds’ silky threads glisten in the sun. Continue reading

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Summer Herb Supplement – 2020

Welcome Veggie Gardeners! 
Enjoy the Summer Edition of our Herb Supplement to our popular Between the Rows vegetable guides. Continue reading

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GRASS: Elymus hystrix, (Bottlebrush Grass)

2020 Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

This native* of dune grasslands, prairies, barrens, and open woodlands is considered an important species for soil stabilization along roadsides. In home gardens, its reddish-purple clouds of airy flowers are stunning in summer when backlit or sparkling with raindrops. Continue reading

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