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Word of the Week: Berry

Can you identify any berries among the edibles to the right? Although nutritionists consider tomatoes, peppers, squash, pumpkins, and eggplants vegetables, botanists categorize them as fruits. Continue reading

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Fall Fruit at Glencarlyn Garden

Learn all about Diospyros virginiana, the common or American persimmon, a plant native to the eastern and midwestern United States – with a delicious persimmon recipe as well. Continue reading

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In the Winter Garden – Reflections from 2012

This article, written by MGNV member Mary Free in December 2012, is worth a repeat.  Appreciating the winter garden makes for a happier all-season gardener! For some excellent native tree suggestions you can explore the MGNV series of tried and true plants. … Continue reading

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