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Soaring above the horizon of Arlington County are thousands of high-rise apartments with balconies that can easily be transformed with Northern Virginia native plants into beautiful little gardens in the sky. Continue reading
Many of the wildflowers seen along local roadways or on day-trips to the beach or mountains (those yellow, orange, purple or pink blurs) can be viewed close-up in the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden in Arlington, VA. Continue reading
Our book reviewer, Susan Wilhelm, shares how reading Doug Tallamy’s most recent book, Nature’s Best Hope, has impacted how she gardens. Continue reading
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