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Word of the Week: Twine

twine [ twahyn ] verb: to ascend by clockwise or counterclockwise spiraling or coiling around a support
Climbing plants use different methods to support themselves as they grow: aerial (adventitious) roots, hold-fasts (adhesive discs), petioles (leafstalks), spines/thorns, tendrils, or stems that twine.
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Faux-Nuts, Fruits, Berries & Seeds

The bounty produced by the Library Garden this fall captivated many visitors. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia love sharing the beauty and abundance of Nature’s gifts, while also having the opportunity to answer lots of questions elicited by the great variety of seeds, berries, fruits and the one “faux-nut” displayed in our Glencarlyn Library Teaching/Demonstration garden. Continue reading

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